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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton crepe with stencil resist (katazome) design of chrysanthemum and leaves in blue-black on a light blue ground with wavy lines composed of small dots in natural (kata komon)

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: 21 x 13 in. (53.3 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

77.113

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles