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Kimono (uchikake)

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Long-sleeved, light blue silk satin outer robe (uchikake) with overall design of lacquered shell game boxes (kaioke) with loosened ornamental cords and scattered decorated shells embroidered in colored silk and couched gold-wrapped thread; reddish-orange silk crepe lining and padded hem. This...

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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, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

185.1 x 124.1 cm (72 7/8 x 48 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1141

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and gold-metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes