Hollyhock (1983) by the Late Japanese textile artist Itchiku Kubota(1917-2003) form the exhibition,Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota, Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio (February 8-April 26, 2009).
Silk ‘uchikake’ (wedding over-kimono). First half 19th century, Japan. “Silk damask (rinzu), tie resist-dyed (kaneko shibori) and embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads. Reddish-orange silk damask with design of tie-dyed waves at bottom embroidered with tortoises (minogame) and tie-dyed pine trees above embroidered with flying cranes (tsuru);”. MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)
Furisode kimono, first half 19th century, Japan. “Long-sleeved robe (furisode) with design of swallows (tsubame), cliffs and waves embroidered with various shades of brown, yellow, white, red and blue silk; three crests couched with gold metallic thread across the upper back; lined with reddish-orange silk and padded at bottom. Silk satin with silk and gilt-paper embroidery" MFA. (William Sturgis Bigelow Collection)