Textile sample with design of flying wild geese (kari), fishing net and grasses (kayatsurikusa) in blue, gray, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, with embroidered and couched accents in gold.
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: 8 1/8 x 12 3/8 in. (20.7 x 31.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gilt paper strips, gold metallic thread; gauze-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi-nui), couched (koma-nui)