Shintô costume (goshin fuku)

Japanese
Edo Period
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

95.2 cm (37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

62.790b

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave, supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Jacket and pleated split skirt with overall design of wisteria medallions in green, blue, yellow, brown and white silk supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange twill-weave silk ground. This is a reproduction of an Imperial garment that was probably made for donation to a Shintô shrine.

Provenance

Gift of Robert Treat Paine to the MFA on September 19, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine