Kimono

Japanese
late 20th century (?)


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 88.9 cm (35 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1076

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, printed, resist dyed (ikat)

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short blue kimono with red and white abstract ikat motifs. Basting stitches along center front and sleeves. Interior is partially lined in white silk printed with pink cherry blossoms and gray branches.

Provenance

Between 2000 and 2006, purchased on internet auctions and flea markets by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Susan Ward to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward