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Object #2003-73/1
Object nameKimono, Furisode
Culture of OriginJapan
MaterialsSilk, White, Red, Black, Green, Blue, Brown, Dye, Thread, White, Black, Silver, Orange
TechniquesEmbroidered, Dyed
Exhibit LabelThe furisode is the most important formal kimono in a single woman's wardrobe. It is worn on special occasions, including the Coming of Age Day when a woman turns 20 and is traditionally a legal adult and eligible for marriage.
DimensionsH: 63 in, W: 24 x 25.5 in, L: 41 in
SourceMrs. Denise Lynch; Mr. John M. Lynch
CreditGift of the Evans-Lynch Family

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