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Noh costume (noshime)

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Noh theater under robe (noshime) for male role with design of hand painted green stripes alternating with black check stripes on a white, plain-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Idemitsu Museum, Tokyo; Sebastian Izzard, New York; Purchased by the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Marshall H. Gould Fund

Under kimono

Japanese, Edo, 19th or 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 134.6 x 142.2 cm (53 CB x 56 in.) Other: 15.2 cm (6 in.) - collar measurement Exhibition height: 56"

Accession Number

2003.273

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave hand painted with color and ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes