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Textile sample with design of a long boat floating in water grasses in white, grays and light and dark blue, created by resist-dyeing and hand-painting.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Bakamatsu to Meiji era (?), Late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

26.2 x 34.9 cm (10 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.308

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crêpe (chirimen), resist-dyed, painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles