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Bid 1800.00
No Reserve
04/16 18:03 EDT

Meiji Silk Embroidered Uchikake
April 2014 Auction by Far East Asian Art

This Japanese silk uchikake, or outer kimono, from the late Meiji Period has the effect of a dramatic painting, with gold clouds floating among sumptuous blooms spilling from a wheeled cart. Strong shades of blue, red and green are contrasted with delicate pastel flowering branches against a black silk faille background. Several Japanese textile techniques are used to achieve the spectacular effect...
Bid 220.00
No Reserve
11/12 TBD