Textile sample with design of pampas grass (susuki) with drops of water on the leaves in white, blue and pink-orange, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched in green and brown silk and metallic gold thread accents.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Bakumatsu to Meiji era, late 19th century
30.5 x 35.1 cm (12 x 13 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crêpe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma-nui)