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Green, brown, and tan kimono printed with patchwork patterning, boy riding a rocking horse, tanks, silhouettes of planes and infantry foot soldiers holding a flag. Interior lined in off-white cotton plain weave.

Provenance

October 25, 2009, purchased by Paul McAlpine, Weymouth, MA from the Kitano Tenmangu market, Kyoto, Japan; 2009, year-end gift of McAlpine to the MFA (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Edward McAlpine

Japanese, 1940s

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5483

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave, printed; lined with cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes