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Asian Art

Outer Kimono Garment (possibly made for a wedding)

19th century

Fancy white satin of a single silk warp and a weft embroidered with flowers, grass and butterflies inlaid and couched stitches and French Knots on the front; the back has a cock, a hen, two chickens; the bottom padded; lined with a fancy pink cloth. Possibly made from a wedding dress

61 in. (154.9 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
1952.40.24
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.