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Textile sample with design of scattered pieces of cloth in blue, tan and green and white plum blossoms, created by hand painting (kaki-e), on a black ground with a repeating hemp plant pattern (asanoha) 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

21.5 x 28.6 cm

Accession Number

98.320

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, stencil resist-dyed (katazome), hand painted (kaki-e)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles