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Kimono (furisode)

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Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with the design of maple trees along a river (Tatsuta-moyo) in silk and gold embroidery on a blue silk satin ground; three stylized family crests along the upper back relate to imagery of robe; reddish-orange silk lining and padded hem. This robe was probably worn by...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in 1924

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 173.4 x 125.1 cm (68 1/4 x 49 1/4 in.) Length of object including 5 3/16" collar = 73 7/16" Collar will be folded in half when exhibited.

Accession Number

24.84

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold metallic wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes