Shibori Patterned Kimono

This is a shibori patterned kimono made in Japan in the late 19th century.

The ground silk of this kimono has a leaf damask pattern, which the artist overlaid with a second vegetal pattern using a shibori resist dye technique. Japanese textile artists during this time period often used more than one method to decorate their garments and textiles.

Circa: Late 19th century

Origin: Japan

Material: patterned and tie-dyed silk with silk lining

Condition: Overall minor soiling and fading, very good

Dimensions: 46" x 42"

Inventory number: WR3711



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