Altar Cloth (Uchishiki) Made from a Woman's Robe (Kosode)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century, before 1793
Culture: Japan
Medium: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on dyed and painted silk satin damask
Dimensions: Overall: 68 x 67 in. (172.7 x 170.2 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cartter Patten, in memory of Mrs. Sarah Key Patten, 1961
Accession Number: 61.74.3

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