Warrior’s surcoat (jinbaori) with Nabeshima crest

Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Dutch wool (rasha), silk with supplementary-weft patterning in silk and silver-leaf paper (ginran), silk chirimen, silk cord, stencil-dyed leather, and gilded leather
H x W: 86.4 x 69.9 cm (34 x 27 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile

Surcoat (jinbaori)

Edo period (1615 - 1868), Hauge collection, Japan, warrior

From early 1950s to 2009
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]

From 2009
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2009


[1] According to curatorial notes, this garment was acquired by Victor Hauge while he was living in Tokyo in the early 1950s. It was either purchased directly from the Tokyo dealer Heisando or bought at auction at the Tokyo Bijutsu Club, with Heisando placing the bid for Mr. Hauge.

Heisando Co., Ltd., 1-2-4 Shiba-koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo, phone: 03-3434-0588.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Published References
  • A Red Like No Other: How Cochineal Colored the World. New York. p. 77.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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