Meisen kimono

Japanese
first half of 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 144.8 CB x 129.5 cm (57 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

2004.86

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, plain weave ground patterned in basket weave, warp printed (hogushi gasuri); silk plain weave (crepe) lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved kimono patterned with alternating, diagonal bands of dark and light purple; lined with red silk and chartruese silk crepe

Provenance

Purchased from Morita Antiques, Tokyo; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber