Buddhist Vestment (Kesa) with Clematis Flowers, Leaves, and Vines

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Body of the kesa: brocaded silk twill (karaori); Squares: silk and metallic-thread lampas
Dimensions: Overall: 40 1/2 x 81 1/2 in. (102.9 x 207 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Costumes
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1919
Accession Number: 19.93.7

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