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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with design of alternating bands of birds in blue-black and blue and flowers in light gray with bands of stylized water or clouds in light gray and blue.

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: 19 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (48.9 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

77.122

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles