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Textile sample with design of rabbit and cherry blossom motifs in gray, created by hand painting, against a repeating wave pattern (seigaiha) composed of a minute dot pattern (komon kata) in white on a dark gray 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

14.9 x 35.7 cm

Accession Number

98.319

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave; stencil resist-dyed (katazome) and painted (kakie)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles