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Textile sample with design of flying sparrow, rice plants and bamboo leaf in green, yellow, orange, brown, black, gray and white on a pale green silk ground, created by the yûzen process.

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

26.7 x 32.9 cm (10 1/2 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.464

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles