Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period (Kan'ei era)
early 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

87.6 x 38.1 x 1.9 cm (34 1/2 x 15 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1938

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori), embroidered (shishû), hand-painted with ink

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe (kosode) fragment with design of checkerboard in reddish-orange and natural ecru, created by resist-dyeing, and flowers embroidered in blue, green and white silk on a silk ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund