Noh theater hunting cloak (kariginu) for a male role with design of stylized clouds in dark blue and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a light brown silk satin ground; lined with purple plain-weave silk.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on March 3, 1921
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century
153.7 x 205.7 cm (60 1/2 x 81 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; satin-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave