Fragment of robe (kosode)
second half of the 18th century
Object Place: Japan
27.8 x 49.2 cm (10 15/16 x 19 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), resist-dyed, embroidered (shishû) with silk, couched (koma nui) with gold-wrapped thread
Not On View
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.
Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935
Gift of Yamanaka & Co.