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Fragment of robe (kosode)

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Robe (kosode) fragment with design of camelia and fences in brown and green and fences in brown and gold thread on a blue silk damask ground with a interlocking fretwork and cloud pattern (sayagata).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period (Horyaku period), mid 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

29.2 x 50.2 cm (11 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1958

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu); hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes