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Man's under kimono (nagajuban, juban)

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Man's short-sleeved silk under kimono with a pale olive and beige background representing stylized outdoor scenes of a 16th century port town filled with foreign merchants, animals, and boats in green, black and brown.

Provenance

Purchased by donor in Asia when she lived in Singapore in 1977; Gift to MFA January 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe

Japanese, Showa period, mid-20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1256

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes