Kimono (furisode)

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 151.8 x 124.5 cm (59 3/4 x 49 in.)

Accession Number

02.484

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen) resist-dyed; ink and embroidered with silk and gold metallic thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved orange silk crêpe robe (furisode) with design of flowering plum tree branches along the bottom created by direct painting and embroidery in white, green and brown silk and gilt paper yarns and three small resist-dyed floral crests (mon) along the upper back neck and sleeves. The seams around midriff and on sleeves have been altered.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection