Fragment of a Buddhist robe (kesa)

Historical period(s)
Momoyama or Edo period, late 16th-17th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 46.5 x 12.5 cm (18 5/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.317
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile: kesa (fragment)

Keywords
damask, Japan, Momoyama period (1573 - 1615), twill
Provenance

To 1906
Unidentified owner, Takaoka, Japan, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner, at Takaoka, in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See object record for F1906.1, Curatorial Remarks 1. See also, Original Bronze List, S.I. 4, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum