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Textile sample with design of pine trees partially hidden by clouds, and a Noh fan belonging to the costume of a long-nosed goblin (Tengu) in light and dark gray, blue and white, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered with red, purple and white silk and 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

23.2 x 36.0 cm (9 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.458

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles