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
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
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.
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic thread