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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Robe (kosode) fragment with design of checkerboard in reddish-orange and natural ecru, created by resist-dyeing, and flowers embroidered in blue, green and white silk on a silk ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period (Kan'ei era), early 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

87.6 x 38.1 x 1.9 cm (34 1/2 x 15 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1938

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori), embroidered (shishû), hand-painted with ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes