Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period (Tenmei era)
late 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/8 x 6 5/8 in. (48.5 x 16.8 cm)

Accession Number

29.1006a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of mandarin orange in reddish-orange and pale green silk embroidery and tie dye-resist (shibori) on a dark purple silk damask ground with interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, August 1, 1929

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund