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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.

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: 12 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (31.1 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

98.440

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)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles