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Shintô costume (goshin fuku)

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Jacket and pleated split skirt with overall design of wisteria medallions in green, blue, yellow, brown and white silk supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange twill-weave silk ground. This is a reproduction of an Imperial garment that was probably made for donation to a Shintô shrine.

Provenance

Gift of Robert Treat Paine to the MFA on September 19, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine

Japanese, Edo Period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

95.2 cm (37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

62.790b

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave, supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes