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Textile sample with design of hills and maple trees in gray, blue, bright red, bright yellow, green, brown and white on a gray and blue ground, created by the yûzen process, and accented with embroidered gilt paper strips.

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

30.5 x 35.0 cm (12 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.387

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles