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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of climbing ivy vines with some leaves in brown and blue resist-dyed spot pattern and others embroidered in green, pale gold, brown or white silk; rustic fence hand-painted in black ink (sumi) on a natural ecru plain-weave ramie ground; accents in couched...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, August 1, 1929

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period (Genbun era), first half of 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 7/8 x 4 11/16 in. (45.4 x 11.9 cm) Height x width: 17 7/8 x 4 13/16 in. (45.4 x 12.2 cm)

Accession Number

29.1008a-b

Medium or Technique

Ramie plain-weave, resist-dyed, embroidered with silk, hand-painted with ink

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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