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Textile sample with design of cockscomb motif in gray, created by the yûzen technique, and paulownia and arabesque motifs in white composed of minute dot patterns (komon kata), created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), on gray ground.

Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakumatsu to early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.9 x 33.9 cm

Accession Number

98.310

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome) and hand drawn resist-dyed and painted (kakie, yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles