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Textile sample with design of chrysanthemums red, yellow and blue, created by the yûzen process, and couched pieces of metallic gold-covered thread on a white silk crepe ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

26.8 x 33.8 cm (10 9/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.225

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic gold thread; plain-weave crêpe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles