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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

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Kimono Length (Japan), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Kimono length. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is agave fiber (from taiwan) and its technique is warp tie-dyed before weaving (ikat), plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 1150.6 x 35.9 cm (37 ft. 9 in. x 14 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Kimono Length (Japan), late 19th–early 20th century; agave fiber (from taiwan); H x W: 1150.6 x 35.9 cm (37 ft. 9 in. x 14 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg; 1956-72-1

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