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Noh Robe (Japan), ca. 1800

This is a Noh robe. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk, gilded paper and its technique is twill weave with supplementary weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Dancing, Chanting and Music: The Noh Robe.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, from the textile collection of Mrs. Abram Stevens Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 174 x 147.3 cm (68 1/2 x 58 in.)

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Noh Robe (Japan), ca. 1800; silk, gilded paper; H x W: 174 x 147.3 cm (68 1/2 x 58 in.); 1931-4-62

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