8 UMMA Objects
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Mauve silk Michiyuki coat with subtle repeating wave-like lines made by metallic thread that cross each other on a diagonal.  It features a straight lined trapezoidal shaped neckline, and two front buttons covered in the same mauve fabric.  Lining with white silk with bokashi pale yellow design.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Purple silk michiyuki coat
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
A girl in a red coat with black and blue designs. Her arms are crossed and her head is in profile with her hair flowing behind. Around her neck is a yellow necklace and her wrist and hand is partially yellow. In her hand is a white clump of strings.
Nakayama Tadashi
Akai fuku (Red Coat)
Gift of Sheila and Ronnie Cresswell
A photograph of a glamorous woman standing in her home, wearing only a fur coat, necklaces and heels. 
Helmut Newton (Australian)
Mercedes at Home
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg
This michiyuki is made from black velvet and features a subtle flower and vine design (peony karakusa scroll).  The inside lining is gray silk.  It has small buttons down the front.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Black silk michiyuki coat with flower and vine design
1960 – 1970
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
This image is a vertical full-body portrait of an old man playing his guitar in the street. He wears a hat and coat over his casual suit.
J. Craig Annan (British (modern))
A Blind Musician - Granada
1913 – 1914
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Silk Michiyuki coat with deep purple coloring (kinsha) on the top portion that transitions to shades of purples, pinks, and yellows on the bottom portion that has the appearance of puffy golden clouds ar sunrise.  The inner lining is a crosswork of white and pink that matches the pinks in the outer garment (hakebiki).
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Purple silk michiyuki coat
1960 – 1970
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
This michiyuki features a cloud design with a shimmering effect created by the layering of silk material.  Blue, green, and turquoise clouds are painted in an alternating pattern without touching one another, and appear to shimmer from behind a transparent blue painted silk overlay.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Moire silk michiyuki coat
1970 – 1990
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
Two women look down intently at a transistor radio that one of them holds in her hand.
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
What's new in the world - Notat and Koyap listening to transistor radio, Chukotka
1960 – 1979
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)