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Textile sample with design of seaside landscape with flying cranes and pine in blue, green, black, gray, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gilt paper strip embroidery.

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

Height x width: 10 5/16 x 16 1/8 in. (26.2 x 41 cm)

Accession Number

98.227

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles