Kimono

A work made of silk, warp and weft resist-dyed (kasuri) plain weave; lined with cotton, plain weave and silk, plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, warp and weft resist-dyed (kasuri) plain weave; lined with cotton, plain weave and silk, plain weave.

Date:

1920s, Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

The classic ryusui (water-stream) pattern covers this kimono, giving the design the impression of flowing water and rhythmic movement. The background is covered in a colorful plaid familiar to Western design.

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Title

Kimono

Origin

Japan

Date

1920–1929

Medium

Silk, warp and weft resist-dyed (kasuri) plain weave; lined with cotton, plain weave and silk, plain weave

Dimensions

146.7 x 124.7 cm (57 3/4 x 49 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Christa C. Mayer Thurman Textile Endowment and James Tigerman D. Estate

Reference Number

2006.58

Extended information about this artwork

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