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Textile sample divided diagonally into two design fields: Brown ground with white, green and gray cherry blossom motifs, created by the yûzen technique, and gray ground with white cherry blossom motifs composed of minute dot patterns (komon) 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

30.5 x 33.8 cm

Accession Number

98.314

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles