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Textile sample with design of bamboo, royal fern and narcissus (or freesia) in white, brown and reddish-orange, created by stencil resist-dyeing (katazome), on a dark brown ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

21.2 x 35.1 cm (8 3/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.334

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles