Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

14.9 x 35.7 cm

Accession Number

98.319

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave; stencil resist-dyed (katazome) and painted (kakie)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of rabbit and cherry blossom motifs in gray, created by hand painting, against a repeating wave pattern (seigaiha) composed of a minute dot pattern (komon kata) in white on a dark gray ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection