Textile sample

Japanese
Bakumatsu to early Meiji era
mid-19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

26.5 x 32.8 cm

Accession Number

98.315

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Textile sample divided diagonally into two design fields: White ground with chrysanthemum motifs and gray ground with phoenix and arabesque motifs composed of minute dot patterns (komon) created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection