User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Kimono

Start collecting

Robe with alternating narrow and wide vertical brown stripes; yoke lined with cotton plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Akasaki, Ms. Hitomi, Kyoto, May 6, 1997; Gift to the MFA, June 22, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber Collection

Japanese (Okinawan), Meiji or Taisho era, early 20th century

Object Place

Okinawa, Japan

Dimensions

Overall (CB X Sleeve edge to sleeve edge): 121.9 x 111.1 cm (48 x 43 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.349

Medium or Technique

Banana fiber (bashôfu); plain weave, cotton or linen plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes