Textile sample with design of pine branch (matsu) and wisteria (fuji) in white, gray and green, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched in black silk and metallic gold thread.
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
29.2 x 50.5 cm (11 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn and paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched with gold metallic thread (koma-nui)