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Kosode (uchigi)

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White silk satin damask robe with overall design of repeating floral motifs and vertical wavy lines with a pink plain-weave silk lining and narrow pink and purple bands on the outer sleeve, robe front and bottom edges. Uchigi refers to one of a series of robe layers typically worn as a...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Meiji to Taisho era, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

165.7 x 121.3 cm (65 1/4 x 47 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1133

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask (rinzu)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes