Haori

A work made of silk, and lacquered paper stip, plain weave; silk, stencil-printed warps (hogushi kasuri) satin weave; lined with silk, damask weave; ties: plaited.

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  • A work made of silk, and lacquered paper stip, plain weave; silk, stencil-printed warps (hogushi kasuri) satin weave; lined with silk, damask weave; ties: plaited.

Date:

Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1930s

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

This dazzling haori combines diagonal stripes in alternating colors with chrysanthemums. Brought to Japan from China over a thousand years ago, the autumnal flower has a widespread and long history in Japanese art. Narrow, vertical black stripes interrupt the allover pattern, creating the illusion that the pattern is being viewed through a screen.

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Title

Haori

Origin

Japan

Date

1930–1939

Medium

Silk, and lacquered paper stip, plain weave; silk, stencil-printed warps (hogushi kasuri) satin weave; lined with silk, damask weave; ties: plaited

Dimensions

105.8 x 127.2 cm (41 7/8 x 50 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2006.62

Extended information about this artwork

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