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Kimono (uchikake)

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Outer robe (uchikake) with padded hem and design of famous places in Kyoto embroidered in green, blue and white silk and couched with gold metallic thread on a dark blue silk satin ground; light brown plain-weave silk lining.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: Center Back + 1/2 the collar height: 174.9 cm (68 7/8 in) Center back: 168.9 cm (66 1/2") Center Front: 170.2 cm (67 in) Collar 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in)

Accession Number

24.87

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes