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
Not on view
[ Kokon, Inc. , New York, until 2001; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Notable Acquisition of Japanese Textiles of the Edo Period (1615-1868)," June 25, 2003–September 21, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.