Textile sample with design of rice field, garden tools and teapots on a straw mat and water wheel in light blues, light greens, grays, brown and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gilt paper strip 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: 10 1/4 x 14 1/16 in. (26 x 35.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gilt paper strips, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû, takeyamachi), couched (koma-nui)