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Robe with overall design of small, white abstract pattern, created by the ikat technique (kasuri) on a blue-black ramie gauze ground.

Provenance

Inherited from Lenore Walther by Elaine Lozier; Purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, August 28, 2000; Gift to the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Frederic A. Sharf

Japanese, Taishô or Shôwa era, early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall (CB X Width ): 144.8 x 129.5 cm (57 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

2005.176

Medium or Technique

Ramie; plain-weave, ikat-dyed (kasuri)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes