Furisode

A work made of silk, plain weave self-patterned by stripes of gauze interlacing (tate-ro-chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with ink and gold; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken).

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave self-patterned by stripes of gauze interlacing (tate-ro-chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with ink and gold; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken).

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926), c. 1920

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Furisode

Origin

Japan

Date

1910–1930

Medium

Silk, plain weave self-patterned by stripes of gauze interlacing (tate-ro-chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled (yûzenzome: suri yûzenzome and hikizome), and painted with ink and gold; lined with silk, plain weave (heiken)

Dimensions

158.4 x 128.3 cm (62 x 50 1/2 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 148.5 cm (58 1/2 in.) Sleeve length: 94 cm (37 in.) Collar back to hem length: 82.7 cm (32 1/2 in.) Width at hem: 57.1 cm (22 1/2 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 32 cm (12 1/2 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 20.5 cm (8 1/2 in.) Width of collar band: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) Width of neck opening: 18.2 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.590

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