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Meisen kimono

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Purple and magenta ikat dyed kimono patterned with hexagons of light purple and magenta alternating with striped diamonds; woven with dark purple warp and pale purple warp ikat-dyed with magenta; lined in red and pink cotton plain weave

Provenance

Purchased from Annie Van Assche, Seattle; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of John C. Weber

Japanese, first half of 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Center back: 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2004.75

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, warp ikat (kasuri); cotton plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes