Two Brocade Buddhist Monk's Robes, Kesa, Japan, 18th/19th century, one woven with trailing hollyhock leaves and phoenixes in gold and shades of blue in a patchwork arrangement, with six contrasting green patches; and one woven with peonies and stylized clouds on a blue ground, size to 44 1/2 x 81 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Blue ground kesa in brittle and unstable condition, scattered splits and losses, multiple losses to lining. Scattered splits and overall heavy wear to gold kesa.
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