Piece from a Kosode with Ginkgo Leaves, Waves, and Butterflies
 
 

Kosode with Ginkgo leaves



Kosode = short-sleeved kimono

Edo period (16151868), Japan

Resist-dyed and painted plain-weave silk crepe (chirimen), embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Sight: 8 5/8 x 9 7/16 in. (21.9 x 24 cm)
 
 

 © photo The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
 
 

 © Cor Kwant

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