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Description: Wedding uchikake (padded hem kimono) of ecru rinzu (silk patterned like damask) background with embroidered ume and branch (plum blossoms) designs in metallic gold and silk green, orange, and yellow threads in the foreground. Partially lined in orange silk of two different colors. Hand-sewn. Padding is found through out garment - thickest remaining layers at hem, wrist-opening of sleeve and front collar panel. Lining is also rinzu (damask styled) silk - but unadorned, of similar pale color. No mons (or family crests) on this garment.
Date: 1829
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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