Woman’s kimono of white satin with woven design of tiny lozenges, tortoises and phoenixes. Embroidered with silk threads in red, gold and green with cherry blossoms, pine branches, bamboo, phoenix and butterflies. Lined with red silk.
Featured Image: Kimono (Japan), ca. 1800; silk embroidery, silk foundation; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt; 1931-4-65