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Noh Costume (Awase kariginu, Sashinuki and Koshi obi)

A work made of a: silk, complex gauze weave self-patterned by areas of plain interlacing with silk tapes of 3:1 twill oblique interlacing, ikat; lined; plain weave; b: silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; waist band and ties: silk, plain weave; cords: silk, four element square braid, three element ply; c: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; warp ikat; embroidered in satin, stem and straight stitches; couching; four element square braid fringe; d: plain weave.

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  • A work made of a: silk, complex gauze weave self-patterned by areas of plain interlacing with silk tapes of 3:1 twill oblique interlacing, ikat; lined; plain weave; b: silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; waist band and ties: silk, plain weave; cords: silk, four element square braid, three element ply; c: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; warp ikat; embroidered in satin, stem and straight stitches; couching; four element square braid fringe; d: plain weave.

Date:

a–b: late Edo/early Meiji period, 19th century; c–d: Late Meiji period, late 19th century or early 20th century

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Noh Costume (Awase kariginu, Sashinuki and Koshi obi)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1801–1925

Medium

a: silk, complex gauze weave self-patterned by areas of plain interlacing with silk tapes of 3:1 twill oblique interlacing, ikat; lined; plain weave; b: silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; waist band and ties: silk, plain weave; cords: silk, four element square braid, three element ply; c: silk, warp-faced, weft-ribbed plain weave; warp ikat; embroidered in satin, stem and straight stitches; couching; four element square braid fringe; d: plain weave

Dimensions

a: 96.5 × 148.6 cm (38 × 58 1/2 in.); A repeat: 23 × 15.5 cm (9 1/8 × 6 1/2 in.); b: 165.1 × 59.3 cm (65 × 23 3/8 in.); c: 65 × 9.2 cm (25 1/2 × 3 5/8 in.); d: 240 × 8 cm (94 5/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Oriental Department Sundry Trust Fund

Reference Number

1940.1102a-d

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