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Mikasa dyeing and weaving beauty - *meikokisaki related to royal house, heart (Imperial Household Agency Museum of the Imperial Collections sponsorship) of love

Date From Saturday, July 27, 2013 to Sunday, September 29
The first half year: From Saturday, July 27 to Sunday, August 25, the latter period: From Saturday, August 31 to Sunday, September 29

Opening time
・Until Saturday, August 31 from 9:00 to 16:45 (as for the admission until 16:30)
・From Sunday, September 1 to the session end from 9:00 to 16:15 (as for the admission until 16:00)

Closed days Every week month, Friday, display spare no period
But it is closed on the opening, Tuesday of the next day on Monday (holiday) and September 23 Monday (holiday) on September 16
Place Imperial Household Agency Museum of the Imperial Collections
Access "Otemachi Station" c13a exit, approximately 5 minutes on foot
Rate Free of charge
Sponsorship Imperial Household Agency Museum of the Imperial Collections
Reference TEL: 03-5208-1063 (telephone service)

Event contents

The Mikasa dyeing and weaving beauty that is related to royal house

His Imperial Highness Prince Takahito Mikasanomiya His Imperial Highness was born as fourth kodanko of Emperor Taisho and *meikokisaki on December 2, 1915 and had title called sumashikyu. And, on initiation, Mikasa royal house was founded.

In the Mikasa royal house, many clothes which His Imperial Highness came to call in childhood has been kept through the war carefully. Uniform after it is entered Gakushuin elementary course in 1922, uniform "AS" of baseball (aosansumashikyu team) increase these other than gorgeous kimono which he/she came to call on clothes of occasion worshiped for the first time by the three houses in the Imperial Palace, birthday and convey state of active growth of His Imperial Highness.

Of these, many gorgeous kimonos is prepared all to long-sleeved kimono, and design of lucky sign and Hanae is embroidered on figured texture and crepe places finished dyeing in bright colors such as rouge and pink, light green or light yellow beautifully. Modernity only by the Taisho era period is indicated while leaving traditional design, technique since the Edo era, and invention is shown in decoration technology. In addition, refined simple and elegant design is indicated to Kuroba texture or hakama which hakama is put on for the first time on birthday of 1919 and came to call depending on back, time. In addition, we are informed mantles that design on the skirt was embroidered on the fascinating velvet ground which he/she came to call on the kimono.

To many His Imperial Highness Prince these Takahito Mikasanomiya clothes beautiful sweetly related to His Imperial Highness who obtained opportunity to introduce this time, hearts as mother of *meikokisaki are repeated and can feel state poured love into. Thought of *meikokisaki is put and, through articles that His Imperial Highness has been taken good care of, would appreciate your touching the best of superior dyeing and weaving technology of the Taisho era period and the design beauty.

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