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Textile sample with overall design of seven treasures motif (shippô pattern) and leaves in black, created by stencil-dyeing (katazome), on a blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

17.0 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.297

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen), stencil-dyed (katazome)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles