Moire silk michiyuki coatArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1970s - 1990sMedium & Supportdark burgundy silk with green, blue, and purple dyed cloudsDimensions
32 11/16 in x 53 1/8 in (83 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 LineGift of Howard and Patricia YamaguchiSubject matter
Michiyuki may look like kimono, but are a specialized coat typified by square necklines and buttons down the front.Physical Description
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.Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypehaoriAdditional Object Classification(s)TextileCollection AreaAsianRights
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