Woman's underkimono (part two of two)

Japanese
Meiji
late 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 177.8 cm (70 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1063.2

Medium or Technique

Plain weave, yuzen dyed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s pink underkimono (nagajuban) trimmed in black. Lower half is decorated with pine trees, waves, stylized blossoms and geometric patterning, identical to kimono. Lined in red.

Provenance

1988, sold at the estate sale of Okozu Bunsui-town, Nigata, Japan to 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