Traditional Japan Nô robes.

Noh Costumes. Costume Nō, 13th century. Japanese Kimono. Geisha costume.

Costume Nō, XIII century

Atsuita karaori. Noh Costumes. Costume Nō, 19th century. Japanese Kimono. Geisha costume.

Costume Nō, XIX century.

Noh Costumes. Costume Nō, 19th century. Japanese Kimono. Geisha costume.

Costume Nō, XIII. century.

Traditional Japan Nô robes. Noh Costumes.

Nō Is a traditional Japanese theater, which traditionally played only by men (danced) and is accompanied by music.

The traditional topics are usually about Japanese or Chinese mythology or literature. The Nō theater was created in the 14th century by Kan’ami and his son Zeami Motokiyo. In the Edo period (between the 16th and 19th centuries) it was a privilege of the samurai to play the Nō theater and visit. At that time, Nō actors had the hereditary samurai status. The Nō theater dates back to the Tang Nuo, the Sarugaku and the popular theater. At that time, Nō actors were also at the same time, the authors of the pieces. Zeami ( 1363; † 1443) was one of the most famous Noh theorist. As a playwright, theorist and nō actor, he has performed as a teenager in front of the shogun Yoshimitsu. Yoshimitsu promoted various art forms in Japan during the Muromachi period (about 1336–1573). Together with his father Kan’ami, Zeami created numerous, still estimated Nō theater plays. Zeami succeeded his father under the name Kanze Dayu (Master Kanze).

The costumes in Nō are particularly splendid, indeed unique in the history of theater.
Gallery: Japanese and Indonesians costumes by Emile Gallois. Editeur Henri Laurens. Published Paris 1930.

Related:




  1. Suisse costumes nationaux
  2. Traditional French national costumes.
  3. Tyrolean national costumes 1835.
  4. Souvenir de L’Exposition Universelle de Vienne.
  5. Costumes of Japan and Java.
  6. Historical Asia costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  7. Our islands and their people. Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Cuba.
  8. Costumes of all countries by Alexandre Lacauchie 1850s.
  9. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
  10. The costume of Turkey. Ottoman Empire 18th century.
  11. Traditional Dutch national costumes.
  12. The Switzerland national costumes of 17th ‚18th, 19th century originals.
  13. Folk dresses from Norway, Dutch, Germany and Hungaria.
  14. Mexico by Carl Nebel 1836.
  15. Provincial Russia. Costume and Culture.
  16. Costume of the Russian empire by Edward Harding.
  17. Serbian national costumes by Vladimir Kirin.
  18. Historical European costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
  19. The Highlanders of Scotland, 1870.
  20. Costumes and scenery of Afghanistan.
  21. Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups.
  22. The dark continent. Africa, the landscape and the people 1931.
  23. Historical costumes from Africa, America and Oceania.
  24. Traditional folk costumes of Italy and France in 1821.
  25. The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes 1870-1878.