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Mofuku

A work made of silk, plain weave; mon: dye extracted through discharge dyeing technique and chemical dye stripper (bassen) with painted details; upper lining: silk, plain weave; lower lining: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk in satin and single satin stitches.

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; mon: dye extracted through discharge dyeing technique and chemical dye stripper (bassen) with painted details; upper lining: silk, plain weave; lower lining: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk in satin and single satin stitches.

Date:

Shôwa period (1926–1989), c. 1935

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Mofuku

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1925–1945

Medium

Silk, plain weave; mon: dye extracted through discharge dyeing technique and chemical dye stripper (bassen) with painted details; upper lining: silk, plain weave; lower lining: silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk in satin and single satin stitches

Dimensions

156.3 × 127 cm (61 1/8 × 50 in.) Shoulder to hem: 152.7 cm (60 1/8 in.) Sleeve length: 53.3 cm (21 in.) Width at hem: 56 cm (22 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 15.2 cm (6 in.) Width of collar band: 7.1 cm (2 3/4 in.) Width of neck opening: 19.8 cm (7 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.621

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