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Textile sample with design of chrysanthemums (kiku) and a dragon fly (tombo) in gray, white, pink and blue, created by the yûzen process, accented with green silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a gray and white ground made up of a small repeat stenciled pattern (komon) of...

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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 15/16 x 13 11/16 in. (30.3 x 34.7 cm)

Accession Number

98.434

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; plain-weave, stenciled (kata-komon) and hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered (shishû), couched (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles