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Textile sample with design of diamond-shaped crane lozenges in blue, tan and white, created by stencil resist-dyeing that imitates tie-dyeing (kata-kanoko), on a blue ground.

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji ear, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

24.0 x 11.2 cm (9 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.323

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe, stencil resist-dyed (kata-kanoko, shiroage)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles