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Kosode fragment

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Kosode fragment with design of water and tie-dyed chrysanthemum in brown on a silk damask ground with embroidered flowers in blue, yellow, tan and green silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, Keicho era, early 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

73.7 x 44.1 cm (29 x 17 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1937

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), gold metallic thread; tie resist-dyed (kanoko shibori), embroidered (shishû)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes