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Kimono (homongi)

White kimono printed with a mountain and lake scene using a pressing or rubbing technique known as surizome. Various shades of blue and green create patterning, upper portion of kimono uses zelkovia leaves and lower portion uses cherry blossom leaves. Interior lined in silk with hand written...

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Gift to MFA on October 15, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of the Society for the Advancement of Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Mountain and lake (Sanko)

Japanese, Showa period, 1980s

Object Place

Tokyo, Japan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, printed with cherry blossom and zelkovia leaves using rubbing (surizome) technique; gold leaf imprint


Textiles and Fashion Arts