Two Brocade Buddhist Monk's Robes, Kesa, Japan, 19th/20th century, one with painted flower details on a blue ground with contrasting red silk patches; the other woven with floral and geometric vignettes on a navy silk ground with contrasting russet patches, 42 x 75 1/2 and 44 1/2 x 71 in. respectively.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
Wear to both, particularly to navy kesa at fold lines across center and blue kesa at horizontal fold line and edges.
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