Kaijizukin- Daimyo’s wife headdress

Daimyo’s wife headdress used during fires. The yellow wool hat is ornated with a flowered branches pattern, of European inspiration.

Description

Daimyo’s wife headdress used during fires. The yellow wool hat is ornated with a flowered branches pattern, of European inspiration, perhaps from the Netherlands. The shi- koro is embroidered in relief with a dragon coming from foaming waves. The fukigaeshi are embroidered with a mon of sagari fuji ni kiri type (kiri flower within a wisteria flower pointing down).

Period

End of Edo

Height

84 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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