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Woman's Robe

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of Japan, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Elm bark fiber cloth (attush) with appliqué and embroidery
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 49 5/8 x 52 3/8 in. (126 x 133 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of Herman Stutzer
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Woman's embroidered robe of elm bark fiber (attush). Dark blue, light blue, green and tan cloth appliqué on sleeves, front and bottom, embroidered with red and white chain stitch. Condition: Good
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Arts of Japan, 2nd floor
CAPTION Ainu. Woman's Robe, late 19th-early 20th century. Elm bark fiber cloth (attush) with appliqué and embroidery, 49 5/8 x 52 3/8 in. (126 x 133 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Herman Stutzer, 12.690. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 12.690_view2_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 12.690_view2_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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