Textile sample with design of chrysanthemums (kiku, kôrinkiku) and bamboo fence in pink, reddish-orange, yellow, green, tan and white on a blue ground, created by the yûzen process, accented with brown and black silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching.
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
Height x width: 12 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (31.1 x 34 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave with supplementary weft patterning, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma nui)