Meisen kimono

Japanese
first half of 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 151.8 x 127 cm (59 3/4 CB x 50 in.)

Accession Number

2004.110

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, weft printed (yokoso gasuri); cotton plain weave lining

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved kimono with black and turquoise horizontal stripe created with alternating black wefts and ikat-dyed wefts; ikat patterned with connected geometric shapes in white, maroon, and yellow that create an over all vertical zig-zag design; lined with white cotton plain weave and yellow silk plain weave

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber