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