Fragments of a Summer Kosode (Katabira) with Grapevine

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 17th–mid-18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Shibori-dyed plain-weave bast fiber (asa) embroidered with silk and metallic thread
Dimensions: A: H. 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm); W. 17 15/16 in. (45.5 cm) B: H. 18 9/16 in. (47.2 cm); W. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Dyed and Embroidered
Credit Line: Purchase, Roy R. and Marie S. Neuberger Foundation Inc. and several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts, 2000 Benefit Fund, and funds from various donors, 2001
Accession Number: 2001.428.11a, b

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: