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