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Bed cover (yogi)

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Robe-shaped bed cover (yogi) with design of auspicious Camellia bush and blossoms created by stitch resist and tie-dye resist (shibori), silk embroidery and gold-wrapped thread couching on a bright red silk crepe ground; stuffing has been removed.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 157.5 x 134.6cm (62 CB x 53in.) Other (Collar CB): 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.662

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave crepe (chirimen), resist-dyed and embroidered with silk, couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles