Textile sample with design of hibiscus in grays, light brown, white, pink and green, created by the yûzen process (possibly hand-painted), with pink and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, Late 19th century
Height x width: 10 5/8 x 13 7/16 in. (27 x 34.1 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; gauze-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)