White silk crepe summer robe (hitoe) with overall design of fans and cherry blossom created in stencil print to resemble shibori, hand-painted with sumi ink, and embroidered in green, orange and gold silk.
- Japanese, Edo period, second half 18th century
- Overall: 172.7 x 125.1 cm (68 x 49 1/4 in.) Other (Collar): 11.4cm (4 1/2in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Silk plain weave crepe (chirimen); stencil printed (kata-kaneko, suri-hita) and embroidered with silk and gold-wrapped thread; painted with sumi-ink
- Accession Number
- Out on loan