Fragment of Noh costume (atsuita)
first half of 19th century
Object Place: Japan
32.2 x 47.5 cm (12 11/16 x 18 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave
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Fragment of Noh theater costume (atsuita) with design of squares with alternating vertical and horizontal stripes in greens, browns, blue, and white silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts in the upper field and two crests (mon) in reddish-orange, white, blue and green silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a reddish-orange silk twill ground in the lower field.
Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935
Gift of Yamanaka & Co.