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Textile sample with design of stylized figures wearing straw coats and hats in gray, brown and white, created by the yûzen technique, and cherry blossoms in white composed of a minute dot pattern (komon kata) on dark blue ground 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

26.6 x 33.6 cm

Accession Number

98.317

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles