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Kimono

Kimono

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Self-patterned silk or synthetic fibre with resist-dyed and painted decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Nancy Dore

  • Museum number:

    FE.148-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Kosode type kimono. Pale yellow silk or synthetic fibre self-patterned with a small, all-over design. On the hem and top section is a resist-dyed and painted design of prunus blossom in red, white, silver and dark yellow. The garment is lined throughout with a plain white silky fabric dip-dyed dark yellow at the edges.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

ca. 1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Self-patterned silk or synthetic fibre with resist-dyed and painted decoration

Dimensions

Height: 167.0 cm, Width: 128.0 cm

Object history note

Given to the donor in Japan by Mioki Inagaki, author of a book on the subject, see FED Library 3F.42.

Registered File number 1983/2007.

Descriptive line

Kimono, pale yellow self-patterned silk or synthetic fibre with resist-dyed and painted decoration, Japan, Showa period, ca.1980

Materials

Silk (textile); Synthetic fibre

Techniques

Weaving; Resist dyeing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes

Collection

East Asia Collection

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