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Textile sample with design of pine needles and two cranes facing each other in green and blue silk and gold metallic embroidery on a dark green ground.

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: 6 9/16 x 6 5/16 in. (16.7 x 16.1 cm)

Accession Number

98.412

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles