Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of an Unlined Kosode (Hitoe)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ground of dye-patterned (somewake) white and purple gauze (ro)
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm); W. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 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:
2001.428.23
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.

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