Fragment of kyôgen costume (suo)

Japanese
Edo period
first half 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 51.2 x 30.7 cm

Accession Number

28.491

Medium or Technique

Ramie plain-weave ramie, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of kyôgen dance theater costume (sleeve) with design of flowing water in black and gourds and vines (hyotan) in light and dark green, tan, red and white on a light blue ground, created by the resist-dye process.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund