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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.

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

30.0 x 34.1 cm (11 13/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.416

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles