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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of weeping cherry in silk embroidery, gold-wrapped thread couching and small dots created by resist-dyeing on a dark brown and white silk damask ground with woven design of interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

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: 19 13/16 x 12 1/16 in. (50.3 x 30.7 cm)

Accession Number

28.496

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes