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Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Fashion

"Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Fashion"

Honkan Room 10  January 2, 2017 (Mon) - February 26, 2017 (Sun)

  
Kosode (Garment with Small Wrist Openings), Floral plants, cranes, turtles and geometrical patterns on reddish black figured satin (detail), Edo period, 16th century (Important Cultural Property)

Introduces the fashion of the Edo period townspeople. Enjoy comparing with the ukiyo-e works exhibited in the same room.

Current exhibit includes:
Kosode (Garment with small wrist openings), Grass, tree, crane, turtle, and geometric shape design on reddish-black figured satin, Edo period, 16th century (Important Cultural Property)
Uchikake
(Outer garment), Design of boxes for shell-game pieces on white figured satin ground, Edo period, 18th century
Furisode
(Garment with long sleeves), Bamboo blind and cypress fan design on dark blue plain-weave silk, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century (Private collection)
Inro
(Medicine case), Chicken design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 19th century