<em>Kimono (Robe)</em>, 19th century. Banana-palm fiber, cotton, 49 x 45 in. (124.5 x 114.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert S. Anderson, 2017.43.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, TL1984.167.2_transp4674.jpg)

Kimono (Robe)

Medium: Banana-palm fiber, cotton

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 49 x 45 in. (124.5 x 114.3 cm)



Accession Number: 2017.43.2

Image: TL1984.167.2_transp4674.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Light summer robe with short, rectangular sleeves, open at the armpits. Yellowish tan (the natural color of the banana fiber cloth) woven with vertical black stripes, each stripes having a tan pinstripe down the center. Shoulder area lined with white cotton cloth. The stripes on this robe are a classic Okinawan design. Condition: slightly frayed in places; several small, old patches.

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