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Cover

Bedding or furniture cover of three strips of fabric seamed together. Light colored indigo blue with white motif of tea ceremony utensils created through freehand paste resist. Top and bottom edges are raw, while the edges are selvedges.

Provenance

1989, sold by an antique shop, Kyoto, Japan to Tomie Nagano, West Roxbury, MA; 2012, gift of Nagano to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Wayne E. Nichols and Tomie Nagano in memory of Towako Ogasawara

Japanese, late Meiji, late 19th–early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Length x width: 149.9 x 101.6 cm (59 x 40 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1069

Medium or Technique

Cotton, indigo, freehand paste resist (tsutsugaki)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Resist