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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of flowers and raft in silk embroidery and tie-dye on a silk damask ground with interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period (Bunka era), first half of 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 5/8 x 11 15/16 in. (47.3 x 30.4 cm)

Accession Number

28.489

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes