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Noh theatre robe, Atsuita
(Nōshōzoku Atsuita 能装束厚板)
(late 18th century-early 19th century)

silk, gilt-paper, silk thread
143.0 cm (centre back) 155.4 cm (cuff to cuff)
Place/s of Execution
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest in honour of Allan Myers AO President of the Council of Trustees of the NGV, 2012
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The striking alternating block design of this atsuita costume, worn mainly for male roles, displays auspicious symbols of bamboo grass leaves (sasa), cloud shaped gongs (kumochoban), stylised flowers (karabana) and interlocking deer horns.