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Pleated trousers (hakama) for two-piece suit (kamishimo)

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Matching suit (kamishimo) including jacket (kataginu) and pleated trousers (hakama) with overall design of small linked circle pattern (wachigai) in white, created by stencil resist-dyeing (kata komon), on a dark indigo plain-weave cotton or ramie ground; the jacket has a stencil resist-dyed...

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Provenance

Gift of the Yamanaka & Co., Boston, to the MFA on

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Company, Boston

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 28 1/2 x 29 in. (72.4 x 73.7 cm)

Accession Number

RES.28.1b

Medium or Technique

Cotton or ramie; plain-weave variation, stencil resist-dyed (kata komon)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes