Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Momoyama period
late 16th or early 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

82.6 x 39.7 x 1.9 cm (32 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1939

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, cap and stitch resist-dyed (tsujigahana)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of paulownia motifs in blue, purple and red, created by stitch resist-dyeing, on a white plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund