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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with red ground and hand-painted (?) diagonal lattice work in dark gray with bird medallions in blue, brown and gray on a natural, undyed ground.

Provenance

Gift of Edward S. Morse to the MFA, September, 1891

Credit Line

Gift of Edward S. Morse

Japanese, late Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 13 1/2 in. (25.4 x 34.3 cm)

Accession Number

91.145

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles