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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with design of interlocking octagon and squares enclosing small flower in slate blue and tan outlined in black.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Edward S. Morse

Japanese, late Edor or Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 1/4 x 14 in. (33.7 x 35.6 cm)

Accession Number

91.253

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed (sarasa)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles