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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with design of butterflies and wavy lines in natural, undyed cream on a blue ground with plant frond motifs in dark blue.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Japanese, late Edo period, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/2 x 13 in. (44.5 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

77.87

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles