Woman's Overrobe (Uchikake) with Books and Mandarin Orange Branches

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: first half of the 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Embroidery in silk and metallic thread; appliqué of resist-dyed (shibori) silk fabrics on silk satin damask
Dimensions: ca. 70 in. (177.8 cm)
Classification: Costumes
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.18

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