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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton crepe with design of large bamboo stems in natural, undyed cream, in between which are bamboo leaves in blue, blue-black and tan on a blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin W. Crowninshield

Japanese, late Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (26.7 x 32.4 cm)

Accession Number

77.104

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave crepe, hand-drawn rice paste resist-dyed (tsutsugaki)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles