Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.9 x 33.9 cm

Accession Number

98.310

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome) and hand drawn resist-dyed and painted (kakie, yûzen)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of cockscomb motif in gray, created by the yûzen technique, and paulownia and arabesque motifs in white composed of minute dot patterns (komon kata), created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), on gray ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection