Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.2 x 34.4 cm

Accession Number

98.311

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection