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Textile sample with design of pine tree, flying hawk and crescent moon in light and dark gray, green, brown, black, white and gold, created by the yuzen process, and embroidered with white, black and gold silk.

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

30.0 x 21.9 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.393

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold leaf; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles