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Kimono

Kimono

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1940 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ramie, woven with selectively resist-dyed weft threads (kasuri)

  • Museum number:

    FE.316-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a summer kimono, or katabira, and is woven from ramie, a linen-like fibre well suited to Japan's hot and humid climate. It has been patterned using selectively pre-dyed yarns, a technique known as kasuri.

Physical description

Summer kimono for a woman. Ramie, woven with selectively resist-dyed weft threads (kasuri). Overall design of undulating lattice.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

1920-1940 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ramie, woven with selectively resist-dyed weft threads (kasuri)

Dimensions

Length: 144 cm neck to hem, Width: 122 cm across shoulders

Descriptive line

Kimono, ramie woven with selectively pre-dyed yarns, Japanese 1920-1940.

Materials

Ramie

Techniques

Ikat

Categories

Textiles; Clothing

Collection

East Asia Collection

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