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Noh costume (karaori)

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Noh theater robe for female role (karaori) in brown twill ground patterned with polychrome maple leaves created with silk supplementary weft patterning and mist made with gilt-paper strips tied in 2/1 twill order.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

154.9 x 138.4 cm (61 x 54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.151

Medium or Technique

Silk 1/2 twill ground patterned with silk floats and gilt paper strips tied in 2/1 twill order

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes