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Asian Art

Priest’s Robe (Kesa)

18th century

Compound twill; silk

(Warps brown silk, twill woven over two)

47 1/4 × 81 1/2 in. (120 × 207 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.12.44
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

William L. Keane 1951; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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