Textile sample with design of autumn mountain landscape with houses, bridge, waterfall and maple leaves in gray, purple, yellow, red, green, brown, blue and white, created by the yûzen process, and accented with gold embroidery and couching.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, late Edo (Bakumatsu) or early Meiji era, late 19th century
24.1 x 37.8 cm (9 1/2 x 14 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), embroidered with gilt paper strips (shishû, takeyamachi-nui), couched with gold metallic thread (koma-nui)