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Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Dimensions: Overall: 60 1/2 x 49 in. (153.7 x 124.5 cm)
Classification: Costumes
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Nomura, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. S. Morris Nomura, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.253

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