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Noh costume fragment

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Noh theater costume fragment with design of bands of gold with bird (?) and cloud motifs in blue and green silk alternating with bands of narrow pink and red strips with gold wavy lines (tatewaku pattern).

Provenance

Gift of Yamanaka & Co., Boston to the MFA on December 5, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Japanese or Chinese, Edo period (Genroku era), late 17th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

46.1 x 32.5 cm (18 1/8 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1957

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes