Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

21.5 x 28.6 cm

Accession Number

98.320

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome), hand painted (kaki-e)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample with design of scattered pieces of cloth in blue, tan and green and white plum blossoms, created by hand painting (kaki-e), on a black ground with a repeating hemp plant pattern (asanoha) created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection