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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of chrysanthemums composed of tie-dyed spots on the petals and embroidered with reddish-orange and light green silk on a dark brown silk damask ground with narrow interlacing vertical lines stenciled in metallic gold.

Provenance

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, early 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 41.1 cm (7 7/8 x 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.142

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, embroidered with silk, tie resist-dyed (shibori), stenciled with gold

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes