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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Fragment of robe (kosode) with design of chrysanthemums and flowing water in brown, green and blue silk embroidery and metallic gold thread couching on a light gray silk damask ground with a floral and interlocking swastika pattern (manji tsunagi).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, early 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

30.8 x 50.8 cm (12 1/8 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

35.1955

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), embroidered with silk (shishû), couched with gold-wrapped thread (koma nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes