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Kesa
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Masterpiece

Kesa (uttarasō type) made of gold brocade (kinran 金襴) once lined with red thin taffeta-woven silk, which has faded to orange, is woven into a rich stylised golden floral twig with fragments woven using a willow-green thread.

History of the Object
On the underside there is still a paper badge with the following information typed on it: “Yakegire Brocade Priest-robe, Produced Nanking, China, Date 1725 AD. Used by Shingon or Tendai Sects”.

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Type
Costume and Jewelry 
Materials
Brocade, taffeta-woven silk 
Measurements
193 cm. x 98 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Japan 
Geography
Japan 
Time period
AD 18th century ~ AD 18th century 
Creation date
18th Century; 1725 
Function
Buddhist priest's robe 
Acquisition
Collection of Zdzisław and Zofia Okęcki, donated by Zofia Okęcka, 1947 
Copyright
Copyright Ⓒ National Museum in Warsaw 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
National Museum in Warsaw, state property 
Museum
National Museum in Warsaw 
Credit line
Courtesy of the National Museum in Warsaw 

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