Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period (Bunka era)
first half of 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 5/8 x 11 15/16 in. (47.3 x 30.4 cm)

Accession Number

28.489

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, stencil resist-dyed (shibori), embroidered with silk, couched with silk and gold-wrapped thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of flowers and raft in silk embroidery and tie-dye on a silk damask ground with interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund