Noh costume fragment

Japanese or Chinese
Edo period (Genroku era)
late 17th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

46.1 x 32.5 cm (18 1/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1957

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Noh theater costume fragment with design of bands of gold with bird (?) and cloud motifs in blue and green silk alternating with bands of narrow pink and red strips with gold wavy lines (tatewaku pattern).

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.