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).
Purchased by the MFA, October 4, 1928
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund
Japanese, Edo period, first half of 19th century
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.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain-weave, resist-dyed, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)