Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period (Tenmei era)
late 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

10 x 29 cm (3 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1961

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe (kosode) fragment with design of hemp leaf pattern composed of white spots created by the tie-dye process (kanoko shibori) on a reddish-orange silk damask ground with woven auspicious symbols and diamond lozenge pattern.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.