Outer Robe (Uchikake) with Mandarin Oranges and Folded-Paper Butterflies

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Tie-dyed satin damask with silk embroidery and couched gold thread
Dimensions: Overall: 69 1/2 × 48 1/2 in. (176.5 × 123.2 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line: Gift of Ilse Bischoff, 1976
Accession Number: 1976.108

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