Fragment of Noh costume

Kimono

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 48 x 11 in. (121.9 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

15.814

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave ground with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of a Noh theater robe (karaori) with design paulownia in reddish-orange, blue, brown, tan and white silk over a woven fence lattice in gilt paper strip supplementary weft patterning on a dark brown twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection