Textile length from Noh play costume

Japanese
Meiji era
19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 129.5 x 44.5 cm (51 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.246

Medium or Technique

Silk, 2/1 twill ground with gilt-paper patterning wefts tied in 1/2 twill, silk weft floats

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of fabric from Noh theater costume (karaori) with design of flowers and noshi

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection