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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of mandarin orange in reddish-orange and pale green silk embroidery and tie dye-resist (shibori) on a dark purple silk damask ground with interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, August 1, 1929

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period (Tenmei era), late 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 19 1/8 x 6 5/8 in. (48.5 x 16.8 cm)

Accession Number

29.1006a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, stencil resist-dyed, embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes