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Kesa

  • Place of origin:

    Japan (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Polychrome figured silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr T. B. Clark-Thornhill

  • Museum number:

    T.83-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Buddhist priest's mantle (kesa) of silk, woven with a design of peonies in green, white and gold on a lilac ground.

Place of Origin

Japan (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Polychrome figured silk

Dimensions

Height: 36 in, Width: 72 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1973/946.

Descriptive line

Buddhist priest's mantle (kesa), polychrome figured silk, Japan, Edo period, 18th century

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Brocading; Weaving; Sewing

Subjects depicted

Peonies

Categories

Textiles; Buddhism; Religion; Clothing

Collection

East Asia Collection

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