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Textile sample with design of cedar (or pine) trees and a deer standing by stream under a full moon in dark and light gray, light blue and white, created by the yûzen process, and embroidered in brown, black and white silk.

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: 9 5/16 x 12 11/16 in. (23.7 x 32.3 cm)

Accession Number

98.461

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles