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Noh costume (nuihaku)

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Noh theater robe (nuihaku) with alternating blocks of color (dangawari) in light blue and reddish-orange with overall design of morning glories in blue, green, orange and pink silk embroidery and applied gold leaf.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions

153.7 x 143.5 cm (60 1/2 x 56 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.179

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave, embroidered with silk, stenciled gold leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes