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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of flowers, a fence and stylized fans (?) in red, green, brown and white on dark blue ground, created by the tie-dye and yûzen processes. Meiwa (1764-1772).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, second half of 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (44.2 x 23.8 cm)

Accession Number

28.497

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori), hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes