Noh robe (Nuihaku) with Design of Butterflies and Miscanthus Grass in Mist

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Robe: gold and silver leaf on silk satin damask; butterflies: silk embroidery on plain-weave silk
Dimensions: Overall: 66 1/4 x 53 5/8 in. (168.3 x 136.2 cm)
Classification: Costumes
Credit Line: Gift of Alice Boney, 1966
Accession Number: 66.20

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