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Textile sample with design of flock of flying geese, outlined with black, against a blue and gray background, created by the yûzen process.

Marks

Upper left: Re in red ink Upper right: Ne in red ink Lower left: "sa" inside tortoise in red ink Lower right: "Sanbou (?)" stamp in red ink

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: 10 11/16 x 14 15/16 in. (27.2 x 37.9 cm)

Accession Number

98.397

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles