Asian Art :: Japan

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Edo period 1615-1868

Buddhist priest's mantle and stole (kesa) with four divine protectors and dragons

mid to late 19th century, Kyoto

silk, gilt paper, natural dyes, tassels, twill weave with supplementary weft brocade

112.0 x 193.0 cm (mantle)

Gift of Colin Beer, Barbara Fargher, Joan Lyons, Jane McGregor and Diana McLaurin through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Collectors Club 2012

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide


Currently on display in Gallery 21