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

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

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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.

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts