Under kimono (juban)

Japanese
Showa
about 1936


Dimensions

Height x width: 53 x 51 3/4 in. (134.6 x 131.4 cm)

Accession Number

2008.340

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave, printed

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue, white and yellow printed kimono with a Japanese propaganda theme of fighter planes, tanks, Nazi swastikas, and a child solider and his dog preparing a care package for soldiers (imon bukuro). Black twisted plain weave around the collar. Lined in white cotton plain weave.

Provenance

Purchased from Henry Sotheran Limited, London; Gift from Jean S. and Frederick A. Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf