Asian Art

Priest’s Robe

18th century

Silk and gilt paper; 44 pieces of heavy twill in karaori sewn together with seven columns

80 13/16 x 45 1/4 in. (205.3 x 115 cm) 80 13/16 x 45 1/4 in. (205.3 x 115 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.12.2a
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex coll. William L. Keane

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 262, no. 475, ill.

Claudia Brittenham, “The Gift of Cloth: Highlights of Yale’s Japanese Textile Collection,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 149–53, fig. 1.

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