(attributed) Iida & Co./Takashimaya (Japanese, founded 1831)
Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm)
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos, 1961
Not on view
Japonisme reflected the influence of Japanese art and design on the West. This evening robe illustrates the confluence of the two cultures; its classic kimono silhouette is Westernized through the inclusion of a center-back pleat construction.
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