Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
early 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.8 x 50.8 cm (12 1/8 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

35.1955

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), embroidered with silk (shishû), couched with gold-wrapped thread (koma nui)

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of chrysanthemums and flowing water in brown, green and blue silk embroidery and metallic gold thread couching on a light gray silk damask ground with a floral and interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Gift of Yamanak & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.