Textile length from Noh play costume
Object Place: Japan
Overall: 44 x 324 cm (17 5/16 x 127 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, 2/1 twill ground with gilt-paper patterning wefts tied in 1/2 twill order, silk patterning weft floats (karaori)
Not On View
Length of silk from Noh theater costume (karaori) with ground in shades from light reddish brown to a gray brown. On this is woven to imitate embroidery, and with green, blue, violet, white, yellow and brown silk and gilded paper, a design of mountains, houses and flowers.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection