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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton crepe with design of fans (uchiwa) with trailing ribbon and small box motifs in natural on a dark blue and gray ground with stylized water pattern and flowers sprays in dark 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: 21 1/2 x 12 in. (54.6 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

77.127

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles