Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
first half of 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 12 in. (52.1 x 30.5 cm) Mount: 62.9 x 40.6 cm (24 3/4 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

28.498

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, resist-dyed, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of Chinese character and branches in white, red, dark blue on a medium blue silk ground, created by the resist-dye and yûzen processes; character reads “dare” (who).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund