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Textile sample with design of a gourd vine bearing leaves, fruit, and flowers in soft light brown, grays, and white, created by the yûzen process, on a pale green silk crepe ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, early Meiji era, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

27.6 x 34.1 cm (10 7/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.401

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles