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Textile sample with design of small paintings of landscape and deer in brown, red, gray, black and white, and a square with flowers and grasses in pale green and tan, around which are scattered cherry blossoms and petals in white, green and yellow on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process.


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

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, Late 19th century

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Height x width: 12 x 13 3/8 in. (30.5 x 34 cm)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts