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March 14, 2020

Kosode with Ginkgo leaves, Edo period

Piece from a Kosode with Ginkgo leaves, waves and butterflies.
Japan, Edo period (1603-1868).

Resist-dyed and painted-plain weave silk crepe (chirimen), embroidered with silk and metallic thread.
21.9 x 24 cm.

From the collection of the MET Museum, New York.

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