KimonoArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datemid- to late-20th centuryMedium & SupportsilkDimensions
58 in x 48 in (147.32 cm x 121.92 cm)Credit LineGift of Mrs. Kazuko MiyakeSubject matter
The matsukawa bishi pattern is the interlocking geometric pine river motif.
Tsumugi is a type of soft fabric woven from raw silk, often worn for casual occasions. The typical tsumugi types include Ooshima, Yuki, Shinozawa, Ueda, named after its area of production.The inner lining includes eight different parts (hakkake) on the bottom and sleeve edges that gives the inner lining a more colorful appearance.
navy-gray tsumugi kimono with interwoven navy geometric (matsukawa bishi) floral patterning with white and maroon inner lining.
Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypekimonoCollection AreaAsianRights
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silk (silkworm material)