Kosode with Snow-covered Mandarin Orange Trees and Poem

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Kosode with Snow-covered Mandarin Orange Trees and Poem

Descriptive: Young Woman's Robe

Japan, Edo period, late 18th century
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
Paste-resist dyeing (yūzen), stenciled imitation tie-dyeing, (kata kanoko), and silk and metallic thread embroidery on light blue silk crepe (chirimen)
65 x 50 in. (165.1 x 127 cm)
Gift of Miss Bella Mabury (M.39.2.8)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Gluckman, Dale Carolyn and Sharon Sadako Takeda et al. When Art Became Fashion: Kosode in Edo-Period Japan. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1992.