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Kuro Tomesode

A work made of hemp, plain weave; dye extracted using a chemical dye stripper (bassen); painted; lined with cotton, plain weave.
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  • A work made of hemp, plain weave; dye extracted using a chemical dye stripper (bassen); painted; lined with cotton, plain weave.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), c. 1885

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kuro Tomesode

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1875–1895

Medium

Hemp, plain weave; dye extracted using a chemical dye stripper (bassen); painted; lined with cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

142.8 x 119.4 cm (56 1/4 x 47 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 134.9 cm (53 1/8 in.) Sleeve length: 59.8 cm (23 1/2 in.) Width at hem: 58 cm (22 7/8 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 7.4 cm (3 in.) Width of collar band: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) Width of neck opening: 17.7 cm (7 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.628

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