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Kimono

Accession Number
2016/2.42

Title
Kimono

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
mid- to late-20th century

Medium & Support
silk

Dimensions
60 in x 49 ½ in (152.4 cm x 125.73 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake

Subject matter

Zenmai tsumugi is a partially cotton and silk fabric in which the texture is created using zenmai (coiled thread). Garments with no inner lining (hitoe) are less formal and are typically worn in between seasons.



Physical Description

Mottled brown zenmai tsumugi (textured) kimono with no inner lining (hitoe).



Primary Object Classification
Costume and Costume Accessories

Primary Object Type
kimono

Collection Area
Asian

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Keywords
brown colors
cotton (fiber)
kimonos
silk (silkworm material)

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