Noh theater pleated, split skirt (ôguchi) for man's role of reddish-orange silk and an overall design of folding fans (sensu) and swirling water in gold and silver gilt supplemental weft patterning.
Gift to MFA on March 31, 1919
Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel
Japanese, Edo period, late 18th to early 19th century
112.4 x 81.3 cm (44 1/4 x 32 in.)
Medium or Technique
Front: silk plain weave patterned with gold and silver gilt paper strips tied in 1/3 twill order; Back: silk plain weave rib patterned with gold and silver gilt paper strips tied in 1/3 order (Kinran)