Kosode Fragment


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This textile fragment exhibits characteristics of kosode of the Kanbun period (1661–73), such as the drama of the pattern's sweeping curve and the large amount of empty space. A somewhat similar design, with the character for flower (hana) inside floral rosettes alongside a net pattern, appears in a kosode order book of 1664.

Kosode Fragment, Ground of white satin (nume), Japan

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