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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with gray ground and overall design of vine-covered bamboo in natural, over which are cartouches with various floral and bird motifs in dark blue and blue-black.

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 1/2 in. (53.3 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

77.129

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles