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Noh costume (karaori)

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Noh theater robe (karaori) for female role with overall design of large chrysanthemums in reddish-orange, pink and green silk supplementary weft patterning on a reddish-orange ground with repeating pattern of waves (seigaiha) in gilt supplementary weft patterning. There is a reddish-orange,...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Kimono

Japanese, Meiji era, early 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

158.8 x 148.6 cm (62.5 CB w/collar x 58.5 in. )

Accession Number

21.161

Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts of silk and gilt paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes