Meisen kimono

Japanese
mid-20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 149.9 x 124.5 cm (59" CB x 49" in.)

Accession Number

2004.77

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, warp and weft printed (heiyo gasuri); cotton plain weave lining

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short-sleeved kimono patterned in abstract design resembling brush strokes in red, magenta, pink, salmon, gray, black, and gold on white; lined with white and pink cotton plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Douglas Dawson, Chicago; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber