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Textile length from Noh play costume

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Length of fabric from Noh theater costume (karaori) with design of flowers and noshi

Provenance

Transferred from the Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 129.5 x 44.5 cm (51 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.246

Medium or Technique

Silk, 2/1 twill ground with gilt-paper patterning wefts tied in 1/2 twill, silk weft floats

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles