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Length of cotton with design of crested waves in white on a blue ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome or chûgata).

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on September 1, 1993

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (height is warp direction): 74.9 x 33 cm (29 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

93.1108

Medium or Technique

Cotton, indigo; plain-weave crepe, stencil resist-dyed (katazome, chûgata)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles