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woman's outermost long court coat (uwagi)

late 19th century

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Brown plain weave with monochromatic patterning of a hexagonal (kikk�) and lozenge flower (hanabishi) fret brocaded with green turtles with carapaces from which trail seaweed (minogame) and a white stylized motif of either a crane or a butterfly. Lining extended at hem to cover a roll of padding (f

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  • Title: woman's outermost long court coat (uwagi)
  • Date Created: late 19th century
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: Silk (brown)
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 68 1/2 x 51 in.
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: The Eliza M. and Sarah L. Niblack Collection
  • Accession Number: 33.542

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