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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of flower baskets in reddish-orange and dark brown, created by capping and tie-dying (kanoko shibori) with flowers and pheasant feathers in orange, green and blue silk embroidery (shishû) on a natural ecru plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Kimono fragment

Japanese, Momoyama or Edo period, early 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

107.0 x 51.1 cm (42 1/8 x 20 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1940

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, cap and tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori, tsujigahana), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes