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Textile fragment from a Noh costume
Textile fragment from a Noh costume
Date:
mid 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk
Dimensions:
94 x 22 cm (37 x 8 11/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
54687.70
Acquisition Date:
1935-12-13
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Carlotta Mabury

Orange to green shibori dyed ground with polychrome 'plants of autumn' and a palace cart. Compound weave of 2/1 warp twill patterned wth continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft floats. twill patterned with long weft floats resembling karaori embroidery. Kara ori is both technique of weaving and typle of robe.