Boy’s silk kimono for ichi-go-san ceremony for a five year old. Body of a single width of fabric. Dye applied by brush (yuzen technique) with black at top across the shoulders and below the waist. Middle area has yuzen painted design in several colours of pine leaves and hawk on a pine tree. Some gold thread embroidery indicating cones and texture of bark. A family crest, mon, on shoulders and one on each sleeve at back. Long sash attached to each side of front opening in same design.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: email@example.com