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Kesa

A rectangular garment of patchwork dark silk patterned with golden dragons and green, blue, and brown clouds
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  • A rectangular garment of patchwork dark silk patterned with golden dragons and green, blue, and brown clouds

Date:

late Edo period (1789–1868), early 19th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Kesa

Origin

Japan

Date

Made 1801–1833

Medium

silk and gilt-paper; compound satin weave

Dimensions

204.6 × 115.4 cm (80 1/2 × 45 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of The Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1894.63

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