Meiji or Taishô era
late 19th to early 20th century
Object Place: Japan
Overall: 134.6 x 121.9 cm (53 x 48 in.) Other (Collar) 15.2 cm (6 in.) Dressed 56" X 48"
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain-weave, tie and stitch resist-dyed (nui-shime shibori)
Not On View
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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 5, 1921
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection