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Noh costume (kariginu)

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Noh theater hunting cloak (kariginu) for role of Okina with round neck and double-width sleeves with overall lattice of linked floral hexagons and sqaures (shokkô pattern) in green, yellow, blue and purple silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a tan twill-weave silk ground; purple...

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Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on May 5, 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Cloak

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 165.1 x 206.1 cm (65 x 81 1/8 in.) Center back (without collar): 160 cm (63 in.) Other (collar): 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1146

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes