Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake) for a wedding with design of decorated fan papers, bamboo, plum, pine, tortoises and cranes in pink, orange, blue and green created by tie-dying, silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a white silk damask ground; lined with reddish-orange silk and padded at the hem.
Wedding kimono (uchikake)
- Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
- 168.9 x 115.6 cm (66 1/2 x 45 1/2 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Satin damask (rinzu); tie resist-dyed (kaneko shibori), embroidered in silk, couched with gold-wrapped thread
- Accession Number
- Out on loan