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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of cotton plain-weave crepe with resist-dyed design of bamboo tea whisk and interlocking diamond motifs in natural, undyed cream.

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: 16 1/2 x 13 in. (41.9 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

77.100

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave crepe, rice paste resist-dyed (tsutsugaki)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles