Pleated trousers (hakama) for two-piece suit (kamishimo)
Object Place: Japan
Height x width: 28 1/2 x 29 in. (72.4 x 73.7 cm)
Medium or Technique
Cotton or ramie; plain-weave variation, stencil resist-dyed (kata komon)
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Matching suit (kamishimo) including jacket (kataginu) and pleated trousers (hakama) with overall design of small linked circle pattern (wachigai) in white, created by stencil resist-dyeing (kata komon), on a dark indigo plain-weave cotton or ramie ground; the jacket has a stencil resist-dyed crest with wave pattern on the front and back.
The kamishimo was a formal suit worn by men of the warrior class.
Gift of the Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on
Gift of Yamanaka & Company, Boston