Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
second half of 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 13/16 x 12 1/16 in. (50.3 x 30.7 cm)

Accession Number

28.496

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of weeping cherry in silk embroidery, gold-wrapped thread couching and small dots created by resist-dyeing on a dark brown and white silk damask ground with woven design of interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund