Fragment of Bugaku costume

Japanese
Heian or Kamakura period
12th or 13th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 26cm (8 1/2 x 10 1/4in.)

Accession Number

35.1964

Medium or Technique

Silk, patterned gauze, embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of Bugaku dance costume (ho) of silk gauze with woven pattern of cloud motif and floral crest (mon) embroidered with white silk.

Provenance

Gift from Yamanaka & Co. to the MFA, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.