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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of Chinese character and branches in white, red, dark blue on a medium blue silk ground, created by the resist-dye and yûzen processes; character reads "dare" (who).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, first half of 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 1/2 x 12 in. (52.1 x 30.5 cm) Mount: 62.9 x 40.6 cm (24 3/4 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

28.498

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, resist-dyed, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes