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Fragment of cotton ikat

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with design of maple leaves, tortoise, linked hexagon pattern and areas of intersecting curved lines in white, created by the double-ikat process, on an indigo blue ground.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. J. Langewis to the MFA, April 12, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. J. Langewis

Japanese, late Edo or early Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Omi Province, Japan

Dimensions

15 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.304

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, warp and weft yarn resist -dyed (kasuri, ikat)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles