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Black silk michiyuki coat with flower and vine design

Accession Number
2005/1.400

Title
Black silk michiyuki coat with flower and vine design

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1960s-1970s

Medium & Support
black velvet with gray silk lining

Dimensions
33 7/16 in x 53 1/8 in (85 cm x 135 cm);29 15/16 in x 18 1/8 in x 6 5/16 in (76 cm x 46 cm x 16 cm);18 7/8 in (48 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi

Subject matter
Michiyuki may look like kimono, but are a specialized coat typified by square necklines and buttons down the front.

Physical Description
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.

Primary Object Classification
Costume and Costume Accessories

Primary Object Type
haori

Additional Object Classification(s)
Textile

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
coats (garments)
kimonos
silk (silkworm material)

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