Overvest (kataginu) with trousers (hakama)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Indigo-dyed hemp or ramie
Dimensions:
Overvest: 32 1/4 × 30 3/8 in. (81.9 × 77.2 cm)
Trousers: 37 5/8 × 25 9/16 in. (95.6 × 64.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Roger G. Gerry Gift, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.209.2a, b
Not on view
[ Sylvie Mount , Dagneux, FR, until 1997; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Resonant Image: Tradition in Japanese Art (Part Two)," April 27, 1998–September 27, 1998.