Kosode Fragment

Ground of white satin damask (rinzu) | 14.6in | Late 17th-mid 18th century

Unknown Artist

The lively kosode from which this textile came had a vivid pattern of a clematis vine growing on a curving bamboo fence. Some of the embroidery is now missing from the leaves and one of the flowers, allowing a view of notations in ink: the syllable k...
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