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Kimono (furisode)

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Long-sleeve robe (furisode) with design of floral medicine balls (kusudama) embroidered with blue, green, pink, orange and white silk and couched with gold metallic thread on a dark blue silk satin ground; padded hem and reddish-orange silk lining.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1902

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

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Overall: 171.5 x 124.5 cm (67 1/2 CB x 49 in.) Height including collar 72 1/2", this includes 5" for the collar. The collar is folded in half when exhibited.

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Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts