Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
early 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 41.1 cm (7 7/8 x 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.142

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, embroidered with silk, tie resist-dyed (shibori), stenciled with gold

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of chrysanthemums composed of tie-dyed spots on the petals and embroidered with reddish-orange and light green silk on a dark brown silk damask ground with narrow interlacing vertical lines stenciled in metallic gold.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes