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Kimono (kosode)

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Ivory silk damask robe (kosode) with overall pattern of autumn leaves on ground and a design of fishnets on drying racks along the bottom and following up the front edge of the robe (tsuma-moya style) created by silk embroidery, gold thread couching and yûzen dyeing. There are five white...

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

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, first half 19th century

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167.6 x 123.2 cm (66 x 48 1/2 in.)

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Silk damask (rinzu), yûzen-dyed and embroidered with silk and metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts