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Printed cotton fragment from Japanese sample book

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with brownish-red ground and overall repeating design of floral motifs in blue/white and green/yellow with alternating flowers surrounded by yellow dots.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1920

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

possibly English, early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 6cm (1 x 2 3/8in.)

Accession Number

20.2000

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles