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Kimono (uchikake)

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Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake) with padded hem and design of bamboo (take) and sparrows (suzume) embroidered with couched gold-wrapped thread on a green silk satin ground; lined with reddish-orange silk.

Provenance

Gift of Sheila LaFarge to the MFA on January 10, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Sheila LaFarge

Japanese, late Edo period, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

165.7 x 121.3 cm (65 1/4 x 47 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.34

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes