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

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Title

Noh Costume (Awase kariginu, Sashinuki and Koshi obi)

Origin

Japan

Date

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

Credit Line

Oriental Department Sundry Trust Fund

Reference Number

1940.1102a-d

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