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Black jacquard woven haori with woven design of bird-and-flower motifs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Heavy black crepe silk with woven designs in lacquered rust-colored, silver, and gold metallic threads. Hand-painted design of Noh actors on light peach lining.

mid-20th century

1960s-1970s

2005/1.354

heavy black silk with woven designs in rust, silver and gold mettalic threads

Japanese

Purple haori with supplementary weft brocade woven bird-and-flowers designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Purple silk damask (rinzu) in T-paper pattern (sayagata), bokashi dyed so that the shoulders are a darker purple than the lower half of the haori. Woven designs of phoenixes, paulownia, cranes, chysanthemums, etc., incorporate metallic threads. Lining is orange and white silk. There are purple and white kumihimo (a kind of cord) with tassels.

mid-20th century

circa 1930-1939

2005/1.355

purple silk damask with woven designs

Japanese

Black crested haori with yûzen painted origami crane design

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black crepe silk with origame crane designs hand-painted by paste-resist yûzen techinique, in colors and gold pigment. Lining is pink silk damask with woven pattern of truncated floral medallions. Double oak leaf crest (kashiwa) is embroidered with bokashi-dyed blue and white thread.

mid-20th century

1940s-1960s

2005/1.356

black crepe silk with painted design

Japanese

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Kimono

Artist Unknown, Japan

Purple silk damask with hitome kanoko floral design in graduated scale, from small at collar to large at hem. Lining is plain white silk at the top, the lower third and sleeve ends are purple.

20th century

circa 1960-1979

2005/1.360

purple silk with tie dye floral design

Japanese

Black kimono with overall shibori design of alternating diagonal columns of rectangular blocks of patterns against black ground

Artist Unknown, Japan

White plain-weave with overall black tie-dye design (black acid dye) in hitta kanoko. The pattern consists of rectangular blocks of densely-packed tie-dye knots in rows of 5 x 12. Lining is plain weave white silk with bokashi blue borders.

mid-20th century

1950s-1970s

2005/1.361

white silk with black tie-dye design

Japanese

Shibori kimono with overall indigo dot pattern against mottled ground

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk with bokashi mottled dye; then overall hitta miura shibori design. Lining is white silk with blue bokashi dye at hem and sleeves.

20th century

1970-1979

2005/1.362

white silk with mottled aqua dye ground and overall tie-dye design

Japanese

Black shibori kimono with overall design with overall design of small dots (hitta kanoko shibori)

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk with tie-dye pattern in dark indigo. Lining is plain weave white silk above; plain weave gray silk below.

20th century

1950s-1970s

2005/1.363

white silk with indigo tie-dye design

Japanese

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Saga brocade obijime (obi cord) in green, red, white and gold

Artist Unknown, Japan

Braided silk brocade with green, red, white and gold-covered threads; no tassels

20th century

circa 1960-1980

2005/1.364

saga nishiki brocade silk with green, red and white silk & gold-coated threads

Japanese

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Obi-jime (obi cord)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Cord made of thin woven silver metallic thread.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.366

woven silver mettalic thread

Japanese

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Obidome (obi brooch) with iris design in inlaid stone

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gold-toned metal with inlaid stone (pietra dura) design on face, cut-out iris on reverse,

20th century

circa 1925-1940

2005/1.367

gold-toned metal with stone inlay (pietra dura)

Japanese

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Obidome (obi brooch) in shape of dancing lion

Artist Unknown, Japan

Metal lion with flowing mane and tail. Gold inlaid spits decorate his body and color his eyes. The lion's head is thrown impossibly backwards, allowing a view of the head as if from above. The golden eyes look upwards.

Second half of 20th century

circa 1950-1975

2005/1.368

metal with gold inlay

Japanese

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Black saga brocade zôri (shoes)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black silk damask with interwoven black lacquered threads that create a shiny effect in the light. Marked "Shizuko" on the bottom.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.370A&B

black saga nishiki brocade uppers with rubber soles

Japanese

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Saga brocade zôri (shoes) woven in sayagata

Artist Unknown, Japan

Multicolored silk with gold and silver threads, woven in T-paper (sayagata) pattern

mid-20th century

mid 20th century

2005/1.371A&B

multicolored silk with gold- and silver-coated paper threads, woven in sayagata

Japanese

Formal celadon-colored kimono with shibori pattern of waves at hem

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray-green silk with tie-dye design in hitta kanoko technique. The bottom is decorated with a shibori wave pattern. Lining is plain weave white silk above; white at top, gray at bottom and sleeve ends.

20th century

1960-1979

2005/1.372

white silk with celadon tie-dye design

Japanese

Gray kimono with overall shibori indigo dot pattern and random dark blue lines

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray silk with indigo tie-dye hitta mura pattern cut across with diagonal wavy lines of dark blue. Lining is plain-weave white silk with blue bokashi at sleeve ends and hem.

20th century

circa 1975-1985

2005/1.373

gray silk with indigo tie dye design

Japanese

Formal gray crested kimono with shibori and embroidered shifuku (tea caddy pouch) designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray silk damask woven in an arare pattern, with partial hon hitta shibori designs and shifuku (tea caddy pouch) design embroidered with silk and metallic thread

20th century

circa 1970-1979

2005/1.374

gray twill silk with shibori and embroidery with silk and metallic thread

Japanese

Red kimono with stenciled dot pattern and woven brocade patches

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk with stenciled (katazone) hitta kanoko design in red, and woven brocade patches using paper strips coated in black and red lacquer and silver (ginran). Upper half of lining is red plain weave silk (momi); lower half is lime green silk damask (rinsu), woven in T-diaper pattern (suyagata).

mid-20th century

1930s-1940s

2005/1.375

white silk with red stencil design and brocade patches

Japanese

Purple shibori kimono with overall pattern of tiny squares in diagonal rows

Artist Unknown, Japan

Purple silk crepe with hitta miura and hand tie-dyed design achieving the effect of many diagonal rows of tiny squares. Upper lining is plain weave momi (red silk) and lower and cuff linings are mauve pink.

mid-20th century

1930s-1940s

2005/1.376

purple silk crepe with tie dye design

Japanese

Formal five-crested kimono with painted, gilt, and embroidered design of pine islands among waves

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black silk crepe with yuzen (paste-resist hand-painted), surihaku (silt) and embroidered designs. Five crests done in reserve (appears as white on black). Lining is plain-weave white satin for the entire length of the kimono. Collar, upper torso, and sleeves have a double lining.

mid-20th century

1970s - early 1990s

2005/1.377

black silk crepe with painted, gilt and embroidered designs

Japanese

Formal gray kimono with gilt, embroidered and appliquéd saga brocade cloud designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray silk damask with surihaku (gilt), embroidered and appliquéd brocade designs, bordered in couched gold-wrapped threads. Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below. Has double oak-leaf (kashiwa) crest embroidered in gold thread.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.378

gray twill silk with brocade and embroidery designs

Japanese

Formal crested lavender kimono with woven brocade and embroidered island and cloud designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Lavender silk crepe damask (rinsu) with woven mottled cloud-like pattern; designs in surihaku over yûzen: brocade and silk metallic thread embroidery. Lining is plain weave white silk above, second inner lining of white satin damask with woven design of chysanthemums on sayagata ground below. Lined with kimono fabric.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.379

lavender silk crepe with woven brocade and silk and mettalic thread embroidery

Japanese

Formal saga nishiki lavender hitoe kimono with brocade patches

Artist Unknown, Japan

Lavender silk damask with woven chysanthemum design; painted with gold streaks (cloud patterns) and appliquéd patches of Saga brocade; borders with couched gold-wrapped threads.

mid-20th century

1950s-1960s

2005/1.380

lavender silk painted with gold streaks and appliquéd Saga brocade patches

Japanese

Formal mauve crested kimono with painted palace scene

Artist Unknown, Japan

Mauve (adzuki iro) silk damask in woven T-diaper pattern (sayagata) with yûzen painted and stenciled gold designs. Upper lining is double-layered white silk; below is self-lined (mauve-kimono silk).

mid-20th century

circa 1975

2005/1.381

mauve silk damask with woven diaper pattern and gold designs

Japanese

Formal gray crested kimono with embroidered designs of suzume odori figures dancing in the rain

Artist Unknown, Japan

Gray silk crepe (repp weave) shot through with metallic threads, with silk and metallic thread embroidered design of figures doing the suzume odori (crow dance) in the rain (suzume odori). Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below.

20th century

1970s - 1980s

2005/1.382

gray silk crepe with silk and metallic thread embroidery

Japanese

Khaki-colored koma-rinzu kimono with overall pattern of small silver flowers

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe (repp weave) interwoven with synthetic silver threads. Lining is plain weave silk: white above and gray below.

mid-20th century

1920s - 1940s

2005/1.383

silk crepe interwoven with synthetic silver threads

Japanese

Dusty rose (azuki iro) crested kimono with subtle woven landscape patterns

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe damask with woven design of tiny mountain landscapes. Lining is plain weave silk, white above and pale rose below.

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.384

silk crepe with woven design

Japanese

Multicolored kimono embroidered with autumn flowers

Artist Unknown, Japan

Light gray tango chirimen (silk crepe) damask with woven lozenge pattern; over this, paste-resist dyed "splotches" in blue, green and brown. Finally, embroidered autumn flowers: ominaeshi, hagi, chrysanthemums. Lining is plain weave silk, white above and butterscotch color below.

20th century

1977

2005/1.385

silk crepe with woven designs

Japanese

Lavender kimono with overall woven pattern of a Hannya shinkyo text

Artist Unknown, Japan

Figured satin weave lavender silk with vertical Hannya shinko text.

mid-20th century

circa 1985

2005/1.386

silk with woven design of Chinese characters

Japanese

Green summer crested kimono with shibori (tie-dyed) pattern of vertical stripes and maybe wax-resisted cloud designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk crepe (repp weave) unlined summer kimono with green shibori (tie-dyed) pattern of vertical stripes and maybe wax-resisted cloud design. Vertical lines look a bit like wood-grain.

20th century

circa 1980-1989

2005/1.387

white silk crepe with green tie-dyed design

Japanese

Dark green kimono with wax-resist white lines

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk crepe with mottled green ground and white lines achieved through hand-applied discharge paste (hako roketsu). Lining is plain weave silk, white above and green below.

second half of 20th century

circa 1985

2005/1.388

white silk with tye-dyed mottled green ground and wax resist white lines

Japanese

Black kimono with painted and gilt floral designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

This black silk crepe kimono is decorated with chrysanthemum motifs, and has an inner red lining.

mid-20th century

1940s-1950s

2005/1.389

silk crepe with painted designs

Japanese

Black kimono with the character kotobuki in several scripts, in deep red

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe dyed black with areas of wax-resist in the shape of kotobuki characters. These characters were brushed with red, which matches the inner red lining of momi plain weave silk above with persimmon silk crepe below.

mid-20th century

1940s-1950s

2005/1.390

black silk crepe with red paint

Japanese

Light blue crested kimono with woven hexagonal pattern, enhanced by painted and gilded designs and appliquéd Saga brocade.

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe with yûzen (painted) and surihaku (gold foil) designs and appliquéd patches of Saga brocade, all in hexagonal shapes to match the damask weave of the ground cloth.

20th century

circa 1970-1979

2005/1.391

silk crepe with painted, gilt, and embroidered designs

Japanese

Kimono with overall woven pattern of assorted flowers

Artist Unknown, Japan

mid-20th century

1920s - 1940s

2005/1.392

silk crepe twill with interwoven silver and dark purple threads

Japanese

Dark purple kimono with overall jacquard woven pattern of chrysanthemums in dark brown, silver, and gold

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe repp with interwoven brown and silver- and gold-colored synthetic metallic threads in the design of chrysanthemum blossoms. Lining is plain weave silk for upper half; purple for lower half and inner cuffs.

mid-20th century

1930s-1950s

2005/1.393

silk crepe with interwoven brown and silver- and gold- coated threads

Japanese

Silk underkimono with bokashi dye in large squares of aqua and white

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe damask with alternating weaves in checkerboard design

mid-20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.394

Silk crepe with twill geometric design

Japanese

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Pale yellow silk underkimono with designs of maple leaves

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk crepe with woven satin maple leaf designs ("crepe-backed satin") enhanced by hand-painted yellow accents. Sleeves are lined and main part of body is not.

second half of 20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.395

Silk crepe with woven and painted designs

Japanese

Pale aqua silk underkimono with woven designs of fans scattered among waves

Artist Unknown, Japan

White neckband of leno weave in a stripe. Silk leno crepe with twill design of fans among waves.

second half of 20th century

2nd half of 20th century

2005/1.396

Silk crepe with twill design of fans among waves

Japanese

Underkimono with Overall Shibori Design

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk repp weave crepe with tie-dyed (shibori) design

mid-20th century

circa 1925-1940

2005/1.397

Silk crepe with tie-dyed design

Japanese

Pink and white silk bokashi-dyed underkimono with woven designs of triangles

Artist Unknown, Japan

Satin damask with twill triangular designs (heike uroko) and bird crests (?) and talsimanic arrows (hung with bells). Unlined but with deep hem and lined sleeves.

second half of 20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.398

Satin damask with twill designs

Japanese

White Satin Underkimono with Woven Auspicious Designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Satin damask woven designs of pine, bamboo, and plum (shochikubai) and the takarazukushi

Second half of 20th century

2nd half of 20th century

2005/1.399

satin damask with woven designs

Japanese

Black silk michiyuki coat with flower and vine design

Artist Unknown, Japan

This michiyuki is made from black velvet and features a subtle flower and vine design (peony karakusa scroll). The inside lining is gray silk. It has small buttons down the front.

mid-20th century

circa 1960s-1970s

2005/1.400

black velvet with gray silk lining

Japanese

Purple silk michiyuki coat

Artist Unknown, Japan

Silk Michiyuki coat with deep purple coloring (kinsha) on the top portion that transitions to shades of purples, pinks, and yellows on the bottom portion that has the appearance of puffy golden clouds ar sunrise. The inner lining is a crosswork of white and pink that matches the pinks in the outer garment (hakebiki).

second half of 20th century

1960s-1970s

2005/1.401

purple dyed silk

Japanese

Purple silk michiyuki coat

Artist Unknown, Japan

Mauve silk Michiyuki coat with subtle repeating wave-like lines made by metallic thread that cross each other on a diagonal. It features a straight lined trapezoidal shaped neckline, and two front buttons covered in the same mauve fabric. Lining with white silk with bokashi pale yellow design.

second half of 20th century

1960s-1980s

2005/1.402

mauve silk woven with metallic thread

Japanese

Moire silk michiyuki coat

Artist Unknown, Japan

This michiyuki features a cloud design with a shimmering effect created by the layering of silk material. Blue, green, and turquoise clouds are painted in an alternating pattern without touching one another, and appear to shimmer from behind a transparent blue painted silk overlay.

second half of 20th century

1970s - 1990s

2005/1.403

dark burgundy silk with green, blue, and purple dyed clouds

Japanese

Black silk Dochugi kimono raincoat

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black dochugi raincoat with michiyuki style neckline and buttons down the front.

second half of 20th century

1960s-1970s

2005/1.404

black satin damask with woven stripe design

Japanese

Black satin Dochugi damask raincoat

Artist Unknown, Japan

This dochugi raincoat is made from black silk with flower patterns. The oval-shaped neckline is made from two arched lines that come together in a slight point on the right side, and has buttons down the front.

mid-20th century

1950s-1970s

2005/1.405

black flower pattern silk

Japanese

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Jar

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

17th century - 19th century

1973/2.37

stoneware with white slip and iron glaze painting

Japanese

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Jar with narrow foot and neck, wide mouth

Artist Unknown, Japan

1st-2nd century

1st century - 2nd century

1964/1.80

earthenware with black firing marks

Japanese

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Tansu (Chest)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

2004/1.312

wood with iron fittings

Japanese