Child's vest (chanchanko)

Japanese
about 1954


Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 38.1 cm (18 1/2 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2017.138

Medium or Technique

Printed rayon plain weave, lined with cotton plain weave

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Classifications

Costumes

Quilted/padded child’s vest of printed textile with repeating pattern picturing a young Japanese child dressed in Western-style sailor clothing with a dog, a Chevey automobile, an airplane, and penguins

Provenance

By 2015, sold by Sparkle Moore (aka Gail Higgins) of retail store The Girl Can't Help It, to Frederic A. Sharf, Palm Beach, FL and Chestnut Hill, MA; 2017, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: March 1, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf