About this artwork
The principal pattern element in this garment is the maple leaf, shown in clusters of three. Along with the cherry blossom, the maple leaf is the most popular seasonal symbol in Japan. Symbols of fall, the leaves here shimmer with autumnal colors.
- Currently Off View
- Japan (Object made in)
- Made 1801–1825
- Silk and gilt-paper strip; satin weave with secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; silk cords
- 193 × 105.4 cm (76 × 41 1/2 in.)
- Gift of Martin A. Ryerson