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Kimono (uchikake)

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Outer robe (uchikake) with design of bamboo and sparrows in yellow silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk ground; reddish-orange silk lining and padded hem.

Provenance

1986, year-end gift of G. Manuel Fenollosa to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1987)

Credit Line

Gift of G. Manuel Fenollosa

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

172.7 x 125.1 cm (68 x 49 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.964

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas (nishiki)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes