Kabuki costume (furisode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo or Meiji period
mid to late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

150.5 x 145.1 x 6.4 cm (59 1/4 x 57 1/8 x 2.5 in.)

Accession Number

1988.307

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground couched with gilt paper-wrapped silk thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kabuki theater robe of yellow-green silk satin with design of dragon and cloud motifs couched in gold gilt paper-wrapped silk thread; white plain-weave silk lining and padded hem; matching sash (b) of yellow-green silk satin with gold couching and long, green silk knotted lattice fringe at each end.

Provenance

Gift of Jay Friedline to the MFA on May 5, 1988

Credit Line

Gift of Jay Friedline