Fragment of Bugaku costume (hanpi)

Japanese
Edo period
17th or early 18th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 56.5 x 26.5 cm (22 1/4 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.138

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, embroidered

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of Bugaku dance vest (hanpi) with design of interlacing diamond lattice surrounding phoenix and paulownia motifs embroidered in reddish-orange, green and white silk on a dark blue plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 9, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection