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Kosode fragment (one of two)

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Kosode fragment with design of hills, pine, paulownia, chryptomeria, cherry, wisteria, lespedeza, pinks, cranes and "tomoe" coats of arms and interlocking seven jewel (shippô) pattern in blue, green, orange, brown, black and white embroidery and tie-dye on a reddish-orange and brown silk damask...

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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, mid-17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

40.64 x 93.34 cm (16 x 36 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1944b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask (rinzu), tie-dyed (kanoko shibori), embroidered (shishû), applied gold leaf (surihaku)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes