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Textile sample with two design fields divided with a zigzag line (matusukawabishi): knotted bamboo in white on a brown ground created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), and chrysanthemums in blue on a brown ground composed of a minute white dot pattern (komon) created by stencil resist-dyeing...

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Provenance

Gift to MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.3 x 31.8 cm (11 15/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

98.324

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles