Under kimono (juban)

Japanese
Showa
about 1934


Dimensions

Height x width: 52 5/8 x 49 1/4 in. (133.7 x 125.1 cm)

Accession Number

2008.336

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Under kimono (juban) printed with blue and white horizontal bands and images of Japanese tourism–rendering of the Kamikochi Imperial Hotel in Sangaku National Park, the Nakajima Fokker Super Universal plane, and the cruise shipe Asamu Maru. Also included are the words airplane (Kisen) and steamship (Hikouki).

Provenance

Purchased by the donor, Paul McAlpine, in December 2007 from the dealer Marcia Davis of Ventura, CA; Gift to the MFA (Accession Date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Edward McAlpine