Brocade Kesa Panel

c. 1900
$948 $1,180 USD
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Dimensions
W: 74.0" H: 50.5"
Materials
Silk
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Collection #
HIE007
Estimated Shipping
$50

This finely brocaded silk panel was made long ago in Japan. It may once have been owned and worn by a Buddhist monk. Kesa, like this one, are ceremonial vestments pieced together from five, seven, nine, or more panels of cloth and were worn draped over a monk’s left shoulder. Some orders give their monks these beautiful garments when they are first ordained as a symbol of their sacred commitment.

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