Meisen kimono

Japanese
first half of 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 151.8 x 128.3 cm (59 3/4 x 50 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.83

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short-sleeved kimono with black background patterned with red diamond lattice with “x” inside each diamond; lined with white and salmon cotton plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Annie Van Assche, Seattle; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber