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woman's kimono
  • Japan
  • woman's kimono, 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) or Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • screen print on silk, tie-dye
  • Object Length/Width: 148 x 122 cm
    Object Length: sleeve length 73 cm
    Object Length/Width: 58 x 48 in
    Object Length: sleeve length 28 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. James Campbell
  • Not on display
  • 1966.0026
Description

Woman's underkimono large patterns of asa no ha (hemp flower) on top and diagonal rows of red, green, and blue squares below. It has a recycled ground fabric. It has silk printing (probably screen printing), on recycled plain weave silk with vestiges of "honbitta" (all-over) tie-dye.