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Textile sample with design of peonies and clouds in gray, green, yellow, white and pink hand-painting on a natural white silk ground with embroidered accents in white silk and couched with gold metallic thread.

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: 11 9/16 x 14 1/8 in. (29.3 x 35.9 cm)

Accession Number

98.432

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand-painted (kaki-e), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles