Textile sample with design of Noh masks (Nômen) and a stenciled gold lacquer box with design of pine, bamboo and plum (shochikubai) in gray, black white, tan, blue, green and brown on a grayish-blue ground, created by the yûzen process. These are masks for the character Okina.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA in August, 1898
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, Late 19th century