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Textile sample with design of pair of deer, autumn flowers and grasses in green, brown, blue, yellow and white on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process, with embroidered and couched accents in gold.

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

Height x width: 9 1/2 x 13 1/16 in. (24.1 x 33.1 cm)

Accession Number

98.425

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)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles