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Kimono (furisode)

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Long-sleeved blue silk satin robe (furisode) with overall design of fan papers, bamboo (take), plum (ume), pine (matsu), tortoises (kame), and cranes (tsuru) in silk embroidery and gold-wrapped thread couching; five chrysanthemum crests (mon) in gold across the upper front and back;...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift to the MFA on May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

172.7 x 121.9 cm (68 x 48 in.)

Accession Number

21.1142

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes