This is a Kimono. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk embroidery, silk foundation and its technique is embroidered on compound satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Cite this object as
Kimono (Japan); Previously owned by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt (American, 1830–1912); silk embroidery, silk foundation; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-65