Kimono

Japanese
Taishô or Shôwa era
early 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (CB X Width ): 144.8 x 129.5 cm (57 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

2005.176

Medium or Technique

Ramie; plain-weave, ikat-dyed (kasuri)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe with overall design of small, white abstract pattern, created by the ikat technique (kasuri) on a blue-black ramie gauze ground.

Provenance

Inherited from Lenore Walther by Elaine Lozier; Purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, August 28, 2000; Gift to the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Frederic A. Sharf