Skip to main content

As a public health precaution, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo will temporarily close to the public starting Saturday, March 14 until further notice. Please continue to check back frequently at npg.si.edu or si.edu for updates. In the meantime, please explore our website, resource materials and online exhibitions. 

Noh costume (atsuita-karaori)

Noh costume (atsuita-karaori)
Usage Conditions Apply
Date
19th century or earlier
Period
Edo period
Type
Costume and Textile
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 163.5 x 165.5 cm (64 3/8 x 65 3/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
S2009.1
Previous custodian or owner
Victor and Takako Hauge (American (1919-2013, 1923-2015))
Provenance
From early 1950s to 2009
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge [1]
From 2009
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2009
Notes:
[1]
According to curatorial notes, this garment was acquired by Victor Hauge while he was living in Tokyo in the early 1950s.
It was either purchased directly from the Tokyo dealer Heisando or bought at auction at the Tokyo Bijutsu Club, with Heisando placing the bid for Mr. Hauge.
Heisando Co., Ltd., 1-2-4 Shiba-koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo, phone: 03-3434-0588.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Nishijin, Kyoto, Japan