Outer Robe (Uchikake) with Chrysanthemum and Wisteria Bouquets


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Luxurious outer robes like this one were worn by high-ranking samurai women in the late Edo period. By the 1870s, however, some of these garments had found their way into the wardrobes of Western women or had been remade into European styles of the time.

Outer Robe (Uchikake) with Chrysanthemum and Wisteria Bouquets, Silk and metallic-thread embroidery on resist-dyed and painted silk satin damask (rinzu), Japan

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