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Kosode fragment

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Kosode fragment with design of hills and ivy coat of arms, created by the stencil tie-dye technique (kata kanoko), with cranes (tsuru), bamboo (take) and pine trees (matsu) in white, tan, pink, blue and green silk embroidery (shishû) with gold couching (koma-nui) and stenciled gold leaf on a...

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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 (Kan'ei era), 1720–30

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

92.1 x 39.7 cm (36 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1942

Medium or Technique

Silk damask, stenciled tie-dye (kata kanoko), embroidered (shishû), stenciled gold leaf, gilt paper-wrapped thread couching (koma-nui)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes