Lined KimonoArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date20th centuryMedium & Supportsilk, brocadeDimensions
60 in. ( 152.4 cm )Credit LineGift of Howard and Patricia YamaguchiSubject matter
Ro textile, also called usumono, are thin, translucent fabrics used for summer kimonos.
This kimono contains five kamon (family crests); The number of kamon (family crests) determines the formality of the dress. Garments with itsutsu-mon (five family crests) are the most formal. Garments with mitsumon (three family crests) and hitotsumon (one family crest) are semi-formal.
sheer formal black funerary (mofuku) Ro kimono with five family crests (kamon) and no inner lining (hitoe).
Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypekimonoCollection AreaAsianRights
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