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Meisen kimono

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Short-sleeved kimono with all over geometric pattern of gray, white, and orange/brown patchwork rectangles outlined in black; lined with white and salmon 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, Taishô or Shôwa era, first half of 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 157.5 CB x 129.5cm (62 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

2004.88

Medium or Technique

Rayon warp and silk weft plain-weave, warp and weft printed (heiyô gasuri); cotton plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes