Furisode with design of latticework, chrysanthemums, waves (seigaiha), plum and cherry blossomsPaste-resist (Yuzen) and tie-dyeing and embroidery on parti-colored silk crepe (chirimen), c. 1728 - 29, The provenance of this kosode is revealed by an ink inscription found on a piece of red silk: a renowned master, Konishi Kizaemon, Tokyo, presented this furisode as a memento from his beloved daughter, who died at the age of 19 in 1730, to his family temple for her memorial service.
UCHIKAKE Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century DIMENSIONS: 185.1 x 124.1 cm (72 7/8 x 48 7/8 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE: Silk satin embroidered with silk and gold-metallic thread
Women's kimono from the first half of the 19th century (Edo Period) Japan. Philadelphia Museum of Art
Silk Kimono -- would love to hang it from a dress form at the end of a hallway...love it.
“Long-sleeved outer robe (uchikake) for a wedding with design of decorated fan papers, bamboo, plum, pine, tortoises and cranes in pink, orange, blue and green created by tie-dying, silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a white silk damask ground; lined with reddish-orange silk and padded at the hem. Satin damask (rinzu); tie resist-dyed (kaneko shibori), embroidered in silk, couched with gold-wrapped thread” 19th century, Japan. MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)