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

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

30.2 x 34.4 cm

Accession Number

98.311

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles