Robe ("Kosode") with Carps, Waterfalls, and Flowering Plants

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Robe ("Kosode") with Carps, Waterfalls, and Flowering Plants

Textiles / Edo

Edo period, 19th century

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Legend states that a carp which manages to ascend a waterfall is transformed into a mighty dragon. This metaphor for promotion and success is portrayed on this lavish garment.

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