User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Fragment of cotton

Start collecting

Fragment of dark blue plain-weave cotton with design of leaves and stylized "snowflakes" in natural, undyed cream with reddish-brown accents.

Provenance

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield to the MFA, April 1877

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Japanese, late Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 14 1/4 in. (30.5 x 36.2 cm)

Accession Number

77.69

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles