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Textile sample with design of flowers and stone in light gray on a dark blue or black ground with overall pattern of minute dots created by stencil-dyeing (katazome).

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

16.6 x 15.0 cm (6 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.298

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles