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Meisen kimono

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Short-sleeved kimono with gray background patterned all over with blue/green flowers and large palm leaves of magenta, gray, black and gold; lined with white and pink

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: 156.2 x 125.1 cm (61 1/2 CB x 49 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.81

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes