Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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
Not on view
Inscription: 1792 (on lining, date of donation to temple)
Mr. and Mrs. Cartter Patten , Chattanooga, TN (until 1961; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.

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