Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono fragment

Japanese
Momoyama or Edo period
early 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

107.0 x 51.1 cm (42 1/8 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1940

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, cap and tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori, tsujigahana), embroidered (shishû)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of flower baskets in reddish-orange and dark brown, created by capping and tie-dying (kanoko shibori) with flowers and pheasant feathers in orange, green and blue silk embroidery (shishû) on a natural ecru plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund