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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsu to Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.5 x 35.1 cm (12 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.417

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)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles