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A twelve-leaf album with a painting of flowers and/or leaves on each page. The edges of each page are finished in gold and the covers are embroidered in tan and gold hues. 
Suzuki Kiitsu
Flowers of Twelve Months
1825 – 1875
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2017/1.563
White silk with yokobiki kanoko dyed pattern with contrasting beige/brown tatebiki kanoko dyed pattern.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Beige and brown Shibori haori with abstract design
1950 – 1960
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.346
Light mauve silk with appliqued Saga brocade patches of gold fans with calligraphic poetry on them.  The calligraphy has been brushed on paper with gold flecks (sunago). which is the weft of the Saga brocade; brown silk thread is the warp.  Partially backed with a different silk, a taupe with deliberately knotted weft; reamainder backed with plain-weave taupe silk.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Saga brocade obi with woven designs of poetry-inscribed fans
1940 – 1950
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.335
Dark green plain weave silk with embroidered hexagonal design in couched greenish-gold and yellow-gold wrapped threads
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
1960 – 1979
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.342
Braided silk brocade with green, red, white and gold-covered threads; no tassels
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Saga brocade obijime (obi cord) in green, red, white and gold
1960 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.364
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
White silk with tie-dye pattern in dark indigo.  Lining is plain weave white silk above; plain weave gray silk below.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Black shibori kimono with overall design with overall design of small dots (hitta kanoko shibori)
1950 – 1970
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.363
Black silk crepe with yuzen (paste-resist hand-painted), surihaku (silt) and embroidered designs. Five crests done in reserve (appears as white on black). Lining is plain-weave white satin for the entire length of the kimono. Collar, upper torso, and sleeves have a double lining.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kimono
1970 – 1995
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.377
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
2005/1.403
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
2005/1.401
Gray silk damask woven in an arare pattern, with partial hon hitta shibori designs and shifuku (tea caddy pouch) design embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Formal gray crested kimono with shibori and embroidered shifuku (tea caddy pouch) designs
1970s
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.374
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