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Printed cotton fragment from Japanese sample book

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Ground: white cotton. Design: part of a "palon" or "cane" printed with reddish orange, red, yellow, and blue, with accents of short diagonal lines, probably intended to suggest twill weave.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 7cm (1 11/16 x 2 3/4in.)

Accession Number

20.1991

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles