Dônuki

A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled and painted (yûzen-zome: tusushinori, hiki-zome and uwame); upper body and sleeves in silk, plain weave (heiken); tie dyed (hira-nui maki shibori) and lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); silk, fuki padding.

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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled and painted (yûzen-zome: tusushinori, hiki-zome and uwame); upper body and sleeves in silk, plain weave (heiken); tie dyed (hira-nui maki shibori) and lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); silk, fuki padding.

Date:

1920/26, Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Dônuki

Origin

Japan

Date

1920–1926

Medium

Silk, plain weave with creped wefts (chirimen); resist dyed, stenciled and painted (yûzen-zome: tusushinori, hiki-zome and uwame); upper body and sleeves in silk, plain weave (heiken); tie dyed (hira-nui maki shibori) and lined with silk, plain weave (heiken); silk, fuki padding

Dimensions

187.3 x 127.8 cm (73 5/8 x 50 1/4 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 177.8 cm (70 in.) Sleeve length: 55.6 cm Collar back to hem length: 76.2 cm (30 in.) Fuki height: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) Width at hem: 55.2 cm (21 3/4 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 24 cm (9 1/2 in.) Width of collar band: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.) Width of neck opening: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.631b

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