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Kosode (uchigi)

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Red silk satin damask robe patterned with an overall design of repeating floral motifs with a purple plain-weave silk lining and narrow pink and purple bands visible on the outer sleeve, front and bottom edges of robe. Uchigi refers to one of series of under layers of robes typically worn as a...

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Provenance

Gift to MFA on May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Meiji to Taisho era, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 65 x 47 1/2 in. (165.1 x 120.7 cm)

Accession Number

21.1132

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask (rinzu)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes