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Noh costume (hangire)

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Noh theater pleated, split skirt (hangire) with design of crayfish and nandina in gold, green, white, red and blue silk and gilt paper supplementary weft patterning on a purple silk ground.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. George N. Northrup to the MFA on September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George N. Northrop

Hakama

Japanese, Shôwa, 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

109.9 x 78.7 cm (43 1/4 x 31 in.)

Accession Number

64.1585

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas; 2/1 twill foundation weave, silk and gilt-paper patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes