Kimono

Japanese (Okinawan)
early 20th century


Object Place: Okinawa, Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 113 cm (44 1/2 in.) Other (Sleeve edge to Sleeve edge): 113.7 cm (44 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.348

Medium or Technique

Agave fiber plain weave, stencil-printed with indigo; cotton or linen plain weave lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small robe with overall design of stylized grass pattern, created by stencil-dyeing (katazome); yoke lined with stiffened cotton or linen plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Morita Antiques, October 25, 1996; Gift to the MFA, June 22, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber