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Textile sample with design of a folding fan decorated with clouds, maple leaves and banners, and flowers tied with ribbons in red, pink, brown, tan, blue, green, white and black, created by the yûzen process, with accents in applied silver and gold leaf and gold and silver 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: 11 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (30.2 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

98.450

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold and silver metallic thread; plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen),

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles