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Kosode fragment

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Fragment of a robe (kosode), worn by a woman of the samurai class, with design of pine, cherry, palm, chrysanthemum, pinks, paulownia and seven treasures pattern (shippô) embroidered in silk with traces of applied gold leaf on a white and reddish-orange silk damask ground with an interlocking...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Kimono fragment

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

86.4 x 34.3 cm (34 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.1941

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu); tie-dyed (shibori), stencil resist-dyed (katazome), embroidered (shishû), applied gold leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes