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Hômongi

A work made of silk, plain weave; resist dyed and painted (yûzenzome: itome hikizome, bokashizome and uwae); embroidered with silk and gold-foil-over-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, in individual back, individual straight and knot stitches; laidwork and couching; sleeve lining: silk, plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; resist dyed and painted (yûzenzome: itome hikizome, bokashizome and uwae); embroidered with silk and gold-foil-over-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, in individual back, individual straight and knot stitches; laidwork and couching; sleeve lining: silk, plain weave.

Date:

Shôwa period (1926–1989), c. 1926

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Hômongi

Date

Made 1916–1936

Medium

Silk, plain weave; resist dyed and painted (yûzenzome: itome hikizome, bokashizome and uwae); embroidered with silk and gold-foil-over-paper-strip-wrapped silk and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, in individual back, individual straight and knot stitches; laidwork and couching; sleeve lining: silk, plain weave

Dimensions

168.5 × 135 cm (66 1/4 × 53 1/8 in.) Woven pattern repeat: 50 cm (19 5/8 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 156.4 cm (61 1/2 in.) Sleeve length: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.) Collar back to hem length: 89.1 cm (35 1/8 in.) Width at hem: 59.8 cm (23 1/2 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.) Width of collar band: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.) Width of neck opening: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.607

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