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Textile fragment from a Noh costume
Textile fragment from a Noh costume
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk
Dimensions:
39.5 x 40.5 cm (15 9/16 x 15 15/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
54687.72
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

Light blue ground, blossoms against a gold bamboo fence, alluding to the poem, "Chrysanthemums against the Eastern Fence" In the foreground, two pines against waves refers to the poem, "The Old Couple of Takasago" A costume for an old woman character. Compound weave of 2/1 warp twill patterned with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft floats. Twill patterned with long weft floats resembling karaori embroidery