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Long-sleeved, plain-weave silk jacket with a repeating design of gold and silver fan motifs and fuchsia and silver maple leaves created by the printed weft ikat technique on a teal ground with pink braided tie closures and a printed silk lining on the inside upper back with reddish-orange floral...

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Provenance

Purchased from Ichoya Kimonos and Textiles through internet auction, March 2001; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

Japanese, early to mid-20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 89.7 cm (35 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.504

Medium or Technique

Weft-printed (yokoso gasuri) silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes