Uchikake with nets and flower bouquets design

Unknown19th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

This garment is embellished with patterns of nets and flower bouquets in all seasons. The net pattern is created with surihitta-dye (a stenciled imitation of tie-dying) while the bouquets are created with embroidery and surihitta-dye. They are alternately arranged on the white figured satin. The lining of the fabric is made of red silk dyed with the safflower plant and stuffed with cotton.


  • Title: Uchikake with nets and flower bouquets design
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th century, Edo period
  • Physical Dimensions: L: 155.5cm W: 61.0cm (from the back seam to the sleeve edge)
  • Type: Textile

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