Object Place: Japan
Center back length: 149.2 cm (58.75 in.); width: 127.0 cm (50 in.)
Medium or Technique
Plain-weave silk, warp and weft print (meisen); cotton lining
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Kimono of plain-weave silk; dark green ground with large-scale warp and weft print (meisen) pattern of lightning bolts in white, with red, pink and gray accents. Partially lined with white plain-weave cotton.
Purchased from Kimono International, Tavares, FL by Susan Ward, 2001; Purchased by the MFA, December 12, 2001
Museum purchase with funds donated by Elizabeth Ann Coleman in recognition of the absolute commitment of the MFA's "Team Textile", Susan Ward, Pamela Parmal, Julia Bailey, Lauren Whitley, Charlotte Nicklas and Stephanie Miller