Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
second half of the 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

27.8 x 49.2 cm (10 15/16 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1959

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), resist-dyed, embroidered (shishû) with silk, couched (koma nui) with gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe (kosode) fragment with design of swallow and maple leaves in white, green and red silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a brown and white check crepe ground with blue and green wave patterns.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.