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Textile sample with overall design of repeating chrysanthemum and arabesques created by supplementary warp patterning in green and blue.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

15.1 x 5.0 cm (5 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.254

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen) with discontinuous supplementary patterning warps

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles