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woman's summer robe (hitoe)

Showa1920's

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Blue leno gauze (r�) yuzen dyed patterned with folding fans (suehiro), dianthus (nadeshiko), grasses bent over with dew and drying fish nets. On the open fans on the fron are water-iris, bush clover (hagi), wheeles in water (katawagaruma), bamboo and on the closed fans is one of the early patterns.

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  • Title: woman's summer robe (hitoe)
  • Creator: Showa
  • Date Created: 1920's
  • Rights: No Known Rights Holder
  • Medium / Support: Silk (blue) | Silver Flat Paper Thread | Silver Wrapped Thread
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 61 x 49 1/8 in.
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mr. William E. Heaton
  • Creation Period: Showa
  • Accession Number: 69.40.1

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