Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound on reverse face by secondary binding warps in plain interlacing; lined in red silk crepe (chirimen), plain weave; padded in silk, non-woven; dyed with safflower (beni)
192.9 × 124.9 cm (76 × 49 1/8 in.)
Pattern repeat: 27.1 × 5.6 cm (10 5/8 × 2 1/8 in.)
Shoulder to hem length: 101.3 cm (39 7/8 in.)
Sleeve length: 91.7 cm (36 1/8 in.)
Collar back to hem length: 10.1 cm (4 in.)
Width at hem: 68.5 cm (27 in.)
Width of sleeve panel: 30.3 cm (11 7/8 in.)
Width of center front panel hem overlap: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Gift of Professor S. Choyo through the Antiquarian Society
Extended information about this artwork
Iwao Nagasaki. Japanese Textile in American Collections. (Tokyo: Shogakukan, Inc., 1995), p. 149, cat. no. 146.
Mary V. Hays and Ralph E. Hays. “Nô Drama Costumes and Other Japanese Costumes in The Art Institute of Chicago.” Museum Studies 18, 1 (1992), p. 40, cat. no. 27.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Hall, Five Centuries of Japanese Kimono: On this Sleeve of Fondest Dream, March 7–June 7, 1992
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Ando Gallery, August 14, 1998- February 3, 1999
The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Asian Art, Ando Gallery, August 21- October 29, 2003
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