Jacket

Japanese
late Meiji
late 19th–early 20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1067

Medium or Technique

Cotton, indigo, velvet, quilting (sashiko), ikat (kasuri)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Farmer’s quilted coat. Dark indigo blue body with blue and white striped kasuri collar. No closure.

Provenance

1989, sold by an antique shop in Turuoka City, Yamagata, Japan to purchased by Tomie Nagano, West Roxbury, MA; 2012, gift of Nagano to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Wayne E. Nichols and Tomie Nagano in memory of Towako Ogasawara