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woman wearing a kimono
  • Japan
  • woman wearing a kimono, late 1900s–1992
  • Where object was made: Yemanashi prefecture, Japan
  • paper, wood, printing, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27 x 7.5 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0138

A figure of a standing woman is wearing a kimono with a white field and red flowers with dark blue and yellow-green details. Her undergarment is white and red. Her obi is black with orange on the other side. She wears an elaborate hair style with a red paper ribbon and orange paper flower. No facial features are indicated and she has no hands. The figure is mounted on a black wooden base.