User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Meisen kimono

Start collecting

Short-sleeved kimono with warp ikat and weft stripes patterned all over with an abstract, seashell-like shapes in red, black and pink

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

Other: 157.5 x 130.2 cm (62 includes 2" collar x 51 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.89

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes