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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Robe (kosode) fragment with design of swallow and maple leaves in white, green and red silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a brown and white check crepe ground with blue and green wave patterns.

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, second half of the 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

27.8 x 49.2 cm (10 15/16 x 19 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1959

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), resist-dyed, embroidered (shishû) with silk, couched (koma nui) with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes