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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Robe (kosode) fragment with design of fruits and leaves created by tie resist-dyeing and silk embroidery on a brown silk damask ground with woven interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 11, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, Keicho era, Early 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

7.0 x 18.1 cm (2 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.141

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes