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Vest (Japan)

This is a Vest. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is silk, indigo and its technique is stencil-applied rice resist, indigo dyed (katazome) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Sidney Cardozo. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Sidney Cardozo.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 66 × 57.2 cm (26 × 22 1/2 in.)

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Vest (Japan); silk, indigo; H x W: 66 × 57.2 cm (26 × 22 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Sidney Cardozo; 1968-3-1

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