Fragment of priest's robe (kesa)
Japanese (Chinese fabric)
Object Place: China
Overall: 10.1 x 8.6cm (4 x 3 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of white silk damask with design of diamond lozenges, each containing a six-petalled floral motif, formed by bands of interlocking key fret pattern. Said to be part of the lining of the robe belonging to the priest Muso Kokushi. See also 40.176a and b and 33.624.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Given in memory of Chie Hirano by her friends