Furisode kimono by Unknown Artist

A swinging sleeve kimono for a young woman.


Details

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
157 x 131 cm
Acquired in:
2008
Presented by:
Philomena Guillebaud through The Art Fund

It is decorated with a woven design of autumn flowers and flowing water. The decoration is graduated down the length of the kimono, becoming larger and denser towards the hem.

Provenance

By descent to donor.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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