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Textile sample with design of flowers and large leaves in white, green, gray, blue and pink, created by the yûzen process, on a gray ground covered with a fine design of dandelion flowers formed by small white dots, created by stencil resist-dyeing (komon katazome), and accented with yellow and...

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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

19.8 x 29.5 cm (7 13/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.460

Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic thread; gauze-weave, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen), stencil resist-dye (komon katazome), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles