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Textile sample with design of woven cherry and plum and pine and bamboo roundels on an interlocking swastika (manji tsunagi) pattern in reddish-orange silk damask accented with reddish-orange 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: 9 15/16 x 10 13/16 in. (25.2 x 27.4 cm)

Accession Number

98.415

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), gold metallic thread; embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles