No. 5092

絵てぬぐい「菊五郎格子」

江戸小紋 ¥1080

江戸時代の歌舞伎役者・三代目尾上菊五郎が「いがみの権太」を演じたとき衣裳に用いたことで流行した文様。四本の縞と五本の縞の格子の間に「キ」と「呂」の文字を交互に置いて、「菊五郎」と読ませる。

Art Tenugui "Kikugoro Lattice Pattern"

Edo Komon is a fine pattern for Kimono created in the Edo period. This lattice pattern was used in the costume worn by Onoe Kikugoro III, a Kabuki actor and became popular. It consists of a lattice with four vertical strands and five horizontal strands inside which are set two characters, Ki and Ro.