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Kimono (furisode)

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Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with design of plum tree brances in red, pink, green, brown and white silk embroidery on a white silk damask with chyrsanthemum and totoiseshell pattern (kikkôo-mon); lined with reddish-orange silk and padded at hem.


William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in 1921

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

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Overall (CB plus 1/2 of collar measurement): 169.2 x 120 cm (66 5/8 x 47 1/4 in.) Other (collar height): 12.7cm (5in.) Center back: 162.9 cm (64 1/8 in.) Center front: 154.9 cm (61 in.)

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Silk damask embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts