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Fragment of kyôgen costume (suo)

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Fragment of kyôgen dance theater costume (sleeve) with design of flowing water in black and gourds and vines (hyotan) in light and dark green, tan, red and white on a light blue ground, created by the resist-dye process.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Japanese, Edo period, first half 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 51.2 x 30.7 cm

Accession Number

28.491

Medium or Technique

Ramie plain-weave ramie, hand drawn paste resist-dyed and painted (yûzen)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes