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
Material: patterned and tie-dyed silk with silk lining
Condition: Overall minor soiling and fading, very good
Dimensions: 46" x 42"
Inventory number: WR3711