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Inner Noh robe

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Artist Unknown (Japan)

Date

c. 1650

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Inner Noh robe, Artist Unknown (Japan)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk, embroidered, impressed gold
Size: 62 1/2 in. (158.75 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 17th century
Physical Description: This exceptionally fine robe was used as the inner garment for women's roles in the Noh drama. The cut and general design concepts of the gown are based on court attire of the XVI and XVII Centuries. Nuihaku generally made use of impressed foil design, in
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 81.89
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009