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Textile sample divided diagonally into two design fields: White ground with chrysanthemum motifs and gray ground with phoenix and arabesque 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

26.5 x 32.8 cm

Accession Number

98.315

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles