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Textile sample with white and blue ground on which is embroidered and printed a design of berries, and leaves, and straight lines in white, dark blue, red, orange, yellow and green.

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 1/4 x 13 in. (23.5 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

98.402

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil (katazome) or hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles