32 UMMA Objects
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White silk with stenciled (katazone) hitta kanoko design in red, and woven brocade patches using paper strips coated in black and red lacquer and silver (ginran).  Upper half of lining is red plain weave silk (momi); lower half is lime green silk damask (rinsu), woven in T-diaper pattern (suyagata).
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Red kimono with stenciled dot pattern and woven brocade patches
1930 – 1940
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.375
Lavender silk damask with woven chysanthemum design; painted with gold streaks (cloud patterns) and appliquéd patches of Saga brocade; borders with couched gold-wrapped threads.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Formal saga nishiki lavender hitoe kimono with brocade patches
1950 – 1960
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.380
Gray silk damask with surihaku (gilt), embroidered and appliquéd brocade designs, bordered in couched gold-wrapped threads.  Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below.  Has double oak-leaf (kashiwa) crest embroidered in gold thread.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Formal gray kimono with gilt, embroidered and appliquéd saga brocade cloud designs
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.378
One continuous length of cloth, doubled back on itself for lining.  The front side has a brocade chysanthemum design woven in gold-wrapped thread in three tones.  Lozenge pattern with gold-wrapped threads for weft woven throughout.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Mauve-and-gold brocade obi with woven chrysanthemum scroll pattern
1970 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.327
Pink plain weave silk (half) and lime green brocade with woven crackle pattern in off-white (half); woven medallions in white, light red & dark red silk, and gold-wrapped threads.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Nagoya-style green and pink obi with woven pattern of red and gold floral medallions
1925 – 1949
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.340
A checkered gold brocade foregrounds five fragments of textile: a square in the middle surrounded by four cornerpieces. Each textile has a different design, some with butterflies, birds, and other floral motifs.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Brocades in Various Traditional Pattern
1860 – 1926
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.44.9
The colorful strips of brocade at the top and bottom of this panel feature a woven design of ivy and peonies entwined around cartwheels, bamboo, and stylized diamonds. A wide rectangular fragment of an obi (sash for kimono) lie at the center of the textile. It is an almost abstract design of boats tossed in a frothy sea. The warm, muted tones of the gold are matched in color selections of mauve, and muted purple, blue, and green threads.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Obi Brocades
1600 – 1799
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.44.2

Moroccan (Moroccan)
Textile
19th century
Museum Purchase
1930.49
Silk crepe with yûzen (painted) and surihaku (gold foil) designs and appliquéd patches of Saga brocade, all in hexagonal shapes to match the damask weave of the ground cloth.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Light blue crested kimono with woven hexagonal pattern, enhanced by painted and gilded designs and appliquéd Saga brocade.
1970s
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.391
<p>Beige fukuro (single-sided) Obi with interwoven gold brushstroke wickerwork patterning with embroidered red, orange, green, white and violet phoenix-peacock hybrid, dragon, clouds, and paulownia leaf motifs arranged in hachiryoumon (eight-petalled, pointed flowers) and hand-drum motifs.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.19
Black plain weave silk with hand painted, embroidered, and appliquéd designs.  Lining with hand-painted peaches, melons and other fruits on white silk with bokashi dye toward pink at sleeve ends and lower edge of back.  Single crest on the back of paired oak leaves (kashiwa) embroidered in brown and gold thread
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Black haori with scattered fan designs in yûzen (paste-resist painting), surihaku (metallic foil appliqué), embroidery, and appliquéd Saga brocade
1960 – 1970
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.349
Fragments of brocade textiles are stitched symmetrically into gold fabric. Gold, blue, and brownish/copper hues create the patterns on the textile fragments.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
One of Four Panels of Textile Fragments: Indigo Brocades
1900 – 1926
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.44.3
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