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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of weeping cherry embroidered in white, tan and pale gold silk, resist-dyed (kanoko shibori) and painted gold pigment on a dark brown silk damask ground with interlocking fretwork pattern (sayagata).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, second half of 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 3/4 x 12 1/8 in. (47.6 x 30.8 cm)

Accession Number

28.494

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, resist-dyed, embroidered with silk, applied gold paint

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes