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Noh costume (surihaku)

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Noh theater costume worn as an undergarment (surihaku) for a young woman or girl's role with design of cloud medallions filled with flowers, butterflies and birds hand-painted in green, blue, tan and gold on a repeating pattern of stylized fish scales (uroko) in applied silver leaf on a white...

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA on February 2, 1928 Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

Kimono

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

129.5 x 134.6 cm (51 x 53 in.)

Accession Number

28.5

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave, painted ink and applied silver leaf

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes