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Meisen kimono

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Short-sleeved kimono with magenta background patterned with plum blossoms and hybiscus (?) in gray, blue/green and gold; lined with light pink and dark 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, 1930s

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 149.9 x 125.1 cm (59 CB x 49 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.80

Medium or Technique

Silk warp and rayon weft plain weave, warp and weft printed (heiyo gasuri); cotton plain weave lining

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes