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Kimono (uchikake)

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Outer robe (uchikake) with long sleeves and padded hem with design of fans and floral medecine balls (kusudama) embroidered in silk and couched with gold metallic thread on a dark blue silk satin ground; reddish-orange silk lining.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 172.7 x 127 cm (68 x 50 in.) Other (Collar): 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.473

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and gold metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes