late Edo period
Object Place: Japan
21.3 x 35.1 cm (8 3/8 x 13 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gold metallic thread; supplementary weft patterning (kôbaiori), hand drawn paste resist-dyed (yûzen), embroidered (shishû)
Not On View
Textile sample with design of mountain, river, woman carrying jug on head, flying birds, pine, flowers and small house with straw roof in gray, green, blue, brown and red, created by the yûzen technique, with silk and metallic gold embroidered accents.
Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection