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Fragment of Noh costume (atsuita)

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Fragment of Noh theater costume (atsuita) with design of squares with alternating vertical and horizontal stripes in greens, browns, blue, and white silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts in the upper field and two crests (mon) in reddish-orange, white, blue and green silk...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Japanese, Edo period, first half of 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

32.2 x 47.5 cm (12 11/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1954

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes