Fragment of robe (kosode)

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period, Keicho era
Early 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

7.0 x 18.1 cm (2 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.141

Medium or Technique

Silk damask ground, tie resist-dyed (shibori) and embroidered with silk, stenciled gold leaf

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Robe (kosode) fragment with design of fruits and leaves created by tie resist-dyeing and silk embroidery on a brown silk damask ground with woven interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 9, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection