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Textile sample with design of a palm tree in embroidered green silk and couched metallic gold thread on a black silk plain-weave ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

20.5 x 8.0 cm (8 1/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.419

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles