Textile sample with design of flower and grass in white and green, created by the yûzen process, on a dark purple silk ground with woven pattern of small squares.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, late 19th century
Height x width: 10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in. (27.6 x 10.3 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave crêpe with supplementary warp and weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen, shiroage)