Furisode

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound on reverse face by secondary binding warps in plain interlacing; lined in red silk crepe (chirimen), plain weave; padded in silk, non-woven; dyed with safflower (beni).
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound on reverse face by secondary binding warps in plain interlacing; lined in red silk crepe (chirimen), plain weave; padded in silk, non-woven; dyed with safflower (beni).

Date:

18th century, late Edo period (1789–1868)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Furisode

Origin

Japan

Date

1701–1800

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound on reverse face by secondary binding warps in plain interlacing; lined in red silk crepe (chirimen), plain weave; padded in silk, non-woven; dyed with safflower (beni)

Dimensions

192.9 × 124.9 cm (76 × 49 1/8 in.) Pattern repeat: 27.1 × 5.6 cm (10 5/8 × 2 1/8 in.) Shoulder to hem length: 101.3 cm (39 7/8 in.) Sleeve length: 91.7 cm (36 1/8 in.) Collar back to hem length: 10.1 cm (4 in.) Width at hem: 68.5 cm (27 in.) Width of sleeve panel: 30.3 cm (11 7/8 in.) Width of center front panel hem overlap: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor S. Choyo through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.1098

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