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.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA on February 15, 1917
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 18th century
Overall: 157.5 x 134.6cm (62 CB x 53in.) Other (Collar CB): 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave crepe (chirimen), resist-dyed and embroidered with silk, couched with gold-wrapped thread