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Overvest

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Indigo-dyed hemp or ramie
Dimensions:
32 1/4 x 30 3/8 in. (81.9 x 77.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.209.2a
Not on view
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