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Fragment of cotton

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton gauze with design of swirling water and cherry blossoms in dark blue on a natural ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 1, 1893

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, late Edo or Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 13 in. (50.8 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

93.1010

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles