Kimono: A Modern History at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 27, 2014 – early January 19, 2015

Noh Costume (Nuihaku) with Scattered Crests Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), second half of the 18th–19th century Silk embroidery and gold leaf on silk satin Overall: 65 x 53 1/2 in. (165.1 x 135.9 cm) H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 29.100.541

Noh Costume (Nuihaku) with Scattered Crests, Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), second half of the 18th–19th century. Silk embroidery and gold leaf on silk satin, Overall: 65 x 53 1/2 in. (165.1 x 135.9 cm). H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer

40. Outer Robe (Uchikake) with Fans and Flowers_back

Over Robe (Uchikake) with Fans and Flowers, Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), second half of the 18th–first half of the 19th century. Silk and metallic-thread embroidery on resist-dyed silk satin damask (rinzu), Overall: 66 x 48 in. (167.6 x 121.9cm). Purchase, Seymour Fund, Mrs. Donald Oenslager Gift and Gifts in memory of Gertrude Carp, 1988

42. Over-Robe with Long-Tailed Birds in a Landscape_back

Outer Robe (Uchikake) with Mandarin Oranges and Folded-Paper Butterflies, Japan, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century. Tie-dyed satin damask with silk embroidery and couched gold thread, Overall: 69 1/2 × 48 1/2 in. (176.5 × 123.2 cm). Gift of Ilse Bischoff, 1976

52. with Shell-Matching Game Boxes_back

Over Robe (Uchikake) with Shell-Matching Game Boxes, Japan, Edo (1615–1868)–early Meiji (1868–1912) period, mid- 19th century. Satin embroidered with silk and gold thread, couched gold thread, 72 7/8 × 48 7/8 in. (185.1 × 124.1 cm). Lent by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

76. Over Robe with Fans, Phoenixes, Chrysanthemums, and Floral Hexagons

Over Robe (Uchikake) with Fans, Phoenixes, Chrysanthemums, and Floral Hexagons, Japan, Edo (1615–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912), mid-19th century. Silk lampas, 27 3/16 × 18 7/8 × 2 3/8 in. (69 × 48 × 6 cm). Lent by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

JW 004

Fireman’s Jacket with Gods of Wind and Thunder, Japan, Meiji period (1868–1912), late 19th century. Quilted cotton with paste relief, 36 3/8 × 46 in. (92.4 × 116.8 cm). Lent by John C. Weber Collection

57. Fireman's Jacket with the Wizard Jiraiya Turning into a Giant Toad_back

Fireman’s Jacket with the Wizard Jiraiya Turning into a Giant Toad, Japan, Meiji period (1868–1912), early 20th century. Quilted cotton with paste relief, 36 × 49 in. (91.4 × 124.5 cm). Lent by John C. Weber Collection

61.103.6a-b 0004

Kimono, Japanese, ca. 1910, silk, Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos, 1961

85. Kimono Ensemble with Chrysanthemums

Kimono Ensemble with Chrysanthemums, Japan, Taishō period (1912–26). Silk, metallic thread, (a): H (shoulder to hem) 62 in. (157.5 cm); W (wrist opening to wrist opening) 49 in. (124.5 cm), (b): H (shoulder to hem) 62 5/8in. (159 cm); W (wrist opening to wrist opening) 49 3/4 in. (126.4 cm). Gift of Atsuko Irie, in honor of Suga Irie, 1998

86. Unlined Summer Kimono with Plovers in Flight over Stylized Waves_back

Unlined Summer Kimono (Hito-e) with Plovers in Flight over Stylized Waves, Japan, Taishō period (1912–26). Embroidered and resist-dyed silk gauze (ro), H (shoulder to hem) 61 in. (154.9 cm); W (wrist opening to wrist opening) 50 in. (127 cm). Gift of Atsuko Irie, in honor of Suga Irie, 1998

91. Unlined Summer Kimono with Swirls_back

Unlined Summer Kimono (Hito-e) with Swirls, Japan, Taishō (1912–26) or Shōwa period (1926–89), ca. 1920–30. Crepe silk gauze (ro), 60 13/16 in. (154.5 cm). Lent by John C. Weber Collection

143. Unlined Meisen Summer Kimono with Cracked-Ice Pattern_back

Unlined Meisen Summer Kimono with Cracked-Ice Pattern, Japan, Shōwa period (1926–89), second quarter of the 20th century. Plain-weave raw silk, stencil-dyed warps (hōgushi), 55 1/2 × 50 in. (141 × 127 cm). Lent by John C. Weber Collection

CP49a-c 0003

Hanae Mori, Japanese, born 1926. Evening ensemble Japanese, 1966–69 silk, Length at CB (a): 27 in. (68.6 cm), Length at CB, (b): 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Brooklyn Museum Collection

195. Coat by Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto, Japanese, born Yokohama, 1943. Coat Japanese, spring/summer 1983 cotton, Length at CB: 43 in. (109.2 cm). Purchase, Gould Family Foundation Gift, in memory of Jo Copeland, 2011

186. Swimming at Oiso by Utagawa Kokunimasa_sm

Utagawa Kokunimasa, Japanese, 1874–1944 186. Swimming at Ōiso, Distant View of Mount Fuji Japan, Meiji period (1868–1912), 1893. Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper. Image: 14 1/8 × 25 1/2 in. (35.9 × 64.8 cm). Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1960

Images courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art