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Sash for Kabuki costume

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Matching sash (b) for Kabuki costume (a) of yellow-green silk satin with gold couching and long, green silk knotted lattice fringe at each end.

Provenance

Gift of Jay Friedline to the MFA on May 5, 1988

Credit Line

Gift of Jay Friedline

Japanese, Edo or Meiji period, mid to late 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Other (sash - with fringe): 279.4cm (110in.) Other (sash): 21.3cm (8 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1988.307b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; gilt paper-wrapped silk thread couching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes