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Fragment of Noh costume (nuihaku)

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Noh theater costume (nuihaku) fragment with stenciled gold leaf lattice and cloud patterns and ivy, fence and dandelion moitfs embroidered in silk on horizontal bands of yellow, purple and blue silk.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

61 x 42 cm (24 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1935

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and gold metallic thread, stenciled gold leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes