Fragment of robe (kosode)
Edo period (Tenmei era)
late 18th century
Object Place: Japan
10 x 29 cm (3 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk damask (rinzu), tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori)
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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.
Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935
Gift of Yamanaka & Co.