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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with stencil resist (katazome) design of large abstract "starburst" floral motifs in shades of light and dark blue on a light blue ground with 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: 24 x 13 1/2 in. (61 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

77.124

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles