Strap for a Buddhist priest's robe (kesa)

Japanese
Edo period or Meiji era
latter half of 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

142.0 x 5.8 cm

Accession Number

85.29

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts (ukiori)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kesa strap with design of nested diamonds and flowering plants and peacock feathers on a light brown silk ground; white braided silk cord attached to one end.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker, executor for the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection