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No costume (atsuita-karaori) 厚板唐織

Costume for No theater
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century or earlier
H x W: 163.5 x 165.5 cm (64 3/8 x 65 3/16 in)
Japan, Kyoto, Nishijin
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number

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


[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.

Former owner
Victor and Takako Hauge (American (Victor died 2013, Takako died 2015))
On View Location
Currently not on view
Costume and Textile
crane, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, No, plain weave, twill, weft patterning, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Japanese Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

As renovation work continues in the Freer Gallery, the Sackler Gallery also will close on July 10, 2017. This museum-wide closure will allow us to completely reinstall our exhibitions and revitalize features to improve your visit. Both spaces will reopen on October 14, 2017, when we will welcome the public back to the Freer|Sackler: two galleries, one destination. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.