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Noh costume (ôguchi)

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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.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on March 31, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel

Hakama

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th to early 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

112.4 x 81.3 cm (44 1/4 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

19.741

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)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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