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Kuro Tomesode

A work made of silk, plain weave (heiken); resist dyed and painted (hon yûzenzome: tsustsugaki, bokashizome, hikizome); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-
paper-strip-wrapped silk in individual back stitches, laid work and couching; upper body and sleeve lining silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave (heiken); resist dyed and painted (hon yûzenzome: tsustsugaki, bokashizome, hikizome); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-
paper-strip-wrapped silk in individual back stitches, laid work and couching; upper body and sleeve lining silk, plain weave.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), c. 1880

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Kuro Tomesode

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1870–1890

Medium

Silk, plain weave (heiken); resist dyed and painted (hon yûzenzome: tsustsugaki, bokashizome, hikizome); embroidered with silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered- paper-strip-wrapped silk in individual back stitches, laid work and couching; upper body and sleeve lining silk, plain weave

Dimensions

169.4 × 124.6 cm (66 1/4 × 49 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 156.7 cm (61 5/8 in.) Sleeve length: 57.5 cm (22 5/8 in.) Width at hem: 57 cm (22 1/2 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 25.6 cm (10 in.) width of collar band: 12.3 cm (4 7/8 in.) width of neck opening: 18.3 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.626

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