Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
second half of 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 3/4 x 12 1/8 in. (47.6 x 30.8 cm)

Accession Number

28.494

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, resist-dyed, embroidered with silk, applied gold paint

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of weeping cherry embroidered in white, tan and pale gold silk, resist-dyed (kanoko shibori) and painted gold pigment on a dark brown silk damask ground with interlocking fretwork pattern (sayagata).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund