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Noh robe fragments
  • Japan
  • Noh robe fragments, 1700s or early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk and gold thread, brocading, twill
  • Object Length/Width: Front panel and eri 280 x 16.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9 frag.each approx. 35.5 x 40.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: Front panel and eri 110 x 6 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 9 frag. each approx. 14 x 16 in
  • Gift in memory of James H. Walker Jr., by his family
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0349.a-k

Noh robe fragments with brocaded autumn flowers on dangawari ground. The brocade (with polychrome long weft floats) is on a ground of gold patterned twill against dangawari ground (warp changes colors in vertical blocks). The fragments are a front panel, eri (collar band), and 9 fragments.