Nuihaku (Noh Costume)

A work made of silk, plain weave; patterned with resist dyeing, impressed gold leaf, and embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, surface satin and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave; center back panels of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; patterned with resist dyeing, impressed gold leaf, and embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, surface satin and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave; center back panels of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave.

Date:

Momoyama period (1568–1615), 16th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Nuihaku (Noh Costume)

Origin

Japan

Date

1500–1600

Medium

Silk, plain weave; patterned with resist dyeing, impressed gold leaf, and embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, surface satin and stem stitches; couching; lined with silk, plain weave; center back panels of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave

Dimensions

160.6 x 133.1 cm (63 1/4 x 52 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Charles H. Worcester

Reference Number

1928.814

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