Fragment of cotton ikat

Japanese (Omi Province)
late Edo or early Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Omi Province, Japan

Dimensions

15 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.304

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, warp and weft yarn resist -dyed (kasuri, ikat)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of plain-weave cotton with design of maple leaves, tortoise, linked hexagon pattern and areas of intersecting curved lines in white, created by the double-ikat process, on an indigo blue ground.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. J. Langewis to the MFA, April 12, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. J. Langewis