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Kimono Length (tan) (Japan), early 20th century

This is a Kimono length (tan). It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave, indigo-dyed, resist applied with stencil (katazome). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Jacques Seligmann.

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Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 906.8 × 34.9 cm (29 ft. 9 in. × 13 3/4 in.)

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Kimono Length (tan) (Japan), early 20th century; cotton; H x W: 906.8 × 34.9 cm (29 ft. 9 in. × 13 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Jacques Seligmann; 1948-10-2

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