Textile sample with design of water drops on grasses (?) in white on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered and couched in green silk and metallic gold accents.
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
30.0 x 34.1 cm (11 13/16 x 13 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered (shishû) and couched (koma-nui)