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Kimono (yukata)

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Natural ecru and indigo blue cotton robe for summer or bath (yukata) with designs of large leaves scattered at the bottom, small star motifs on the upper front and back and three large interlocking circular motifs across the upper back with gourd and vine motifs created by tie and stitch...

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 5, 1921

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji or Taishô era, late 19th to early 20th century

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133.4 x 120.0 cm (52 1/2 x 47 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, tie and stitch resist-dyed (nui-shime shibori)


Textiles and Fashion Arts