Kosode

A work made of silk, plain weave, creped wefts (chirimen); paste-resist dyed (yuzen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave, creped wefts (chirimen); paste-resist dyed (yuzen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1775/1825

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kosode

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1825

Medium

Silk, plain weave, creped wefts (chirimen); paste-resist dyed (yuzen); embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

167.6 x 128 cm (66 x 50 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Miss Naomi Donnelley

Reference Number

1991.808

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