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Printed cotton fragment from Japanese sample book

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Fragment of plain-weave cotton with an overall repeating design of floral motifs printed in red and black surrounded by a dense field of red dots on a natural white ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 58 x 36cm (22 13/16 x 14 3/16in.)

Accession Number

20.1998

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles