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Textile sample with design of flowering camellia (tsubaki) in orange, green, brown, yellow, gray and white on a black silk crêpe ground, created by the yûzen process, accented with green and yellow silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching.

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: 12 1/16 x 13 11/16 in. (30.7 x 34.7 cm)

Accession Number

98.422

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crêpe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles