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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with dark blue ground and repeating pattern of alternating bamboo and twining vine in natural and light blue, over which are Seven Treasures pattern of interlocking circles (shippô tsunagi) in light blue and natural.

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: 14 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (36.8 x 33.7 cm)

Accession Number

77.91

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles