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Ukiyo-e and Fashion in the Edo Period: Fashion

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

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 10  June 25, 2019 (Tue) - August 25, 2019 (Sun)

  
Katabira (Unlined summer garment), Cracked ice, maple leaf, and Chinese character design on black ramie ground (detail), Edo period, 18th century

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

Current exhibit includes:
Katabira (Unlined summer garment), Cracked ice, maple leaf, and Chinese character design on black ramie ground, Edo period, 18th century
Katabira (Unlined summer garment), Sumiyoshi bay design on white ramie ground, Edo period, 19th century
Inro (Medicine case) in Shape of Bamboo, Cicada design in maki-e lacquer, Edo period, 19th century (Gift of Mr. Quincy A. Shaw)