Kosode (Robe)

A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts; resist dyed and painted; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin stitches; laidwork and couching.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with creped wefts; resist dyed and painted; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin stitches; laidwork and couching.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1775/1800

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kosode (Robe)

Origin

Japan

Date

1775–1800

Medium

Silk, plain weave with creped wefts; resist dyed and painted; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in satin stitches; laidwork and couching

Dimensions

152.4 x 160.1 cm (60 x 63 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.619.1

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