Kimono (yukata)

Japanese
Meiji or Taishô era
late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 134.6 x 121.9 cm (53 x 48 in.) Other (Collar) 15.2 cm (6 in.) Dressed 56" X 48"

Accession Number

21.1128

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, tie and stitch resist-dyed (nui-shime shibori)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Natural ecru and indigo blue cotton robe for summer or bath (yukata) with designs of large leaves scattered at the bottom, small star motifs on the upper front and back and three large interlocking circular motifs across the upper back with gourd and vine motifs created by tie and stitch resist-dye technique.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection