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Fragment of noh costume (karaori)

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Fragment of noh theater costume (karaori) with reddish-orange silk twill-weave ground and design of white wavy bands (tatewaku pattern) interlaced with hydrangea roundels in reddish-orange, green, dark blue gold and white; backed with plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 4, 1928

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 32.5 cm (14 15/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.510

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts (karaori)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes