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Purple silk michiyuki coat

Accession Number
2005/1.401

Title
Purple silk michiyuki coat

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1960s-1970s

Medium & Support
purple dyed silk

Dimensions
33 7/8 in x 53 1/8 in (86 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
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).

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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