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Textile sample with design of a floral vine and decorative squares in white on a dark brown ground, created by the tie-dye process.

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, late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 x 7 in. (27.9 x 17.8 cm)

Accession Number

98.237

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain-weave crepe (chirimen); tie-dyed (kanoko shibori)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles