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Jacket (shigotogi, happi)

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Dark blue, three-quarter sleeve cotton jacket with side vents made of two layers quilted together (sashiko) with simple flower, created by stencil resist-dyeing, and arc motifs, created by tie-dying (shibori), on the torso and simple crosses on the sleeves, stripes on the lower front edge and...

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Purchased by the MFA on December 7, 1983

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Japanese, Meiji or Taishô period, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Northern Honshu, Japan


94.0 x 118.1 cm (37 x 46 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, indigo; plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (shibori), ikat (kasuri), stencil resist-dyed and quilted (sashiko)


Textiles and Fashion Arts