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Fragment of Noh costume (surihaku)

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Fragment of sleeve from Noh theater costume (surihaku) of pale blue damask with woven interlocking hexagon pattern (kikkô-mon), bamboo, baby pine, crane; surface design of peonies, narcissus, camellias, and plums within snowflakes segments stenciled in silver; phoenix and paulownia motifs...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, November 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, late 16th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 55.5 x 37.5 cm (21 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26.190

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk, couched with gold-wrapped thread, stenciled with silver (surihaku)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes