Length of silk for sash (obi)

Japanese
Edo period
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 98.5 x 38 cm (38 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.61

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, gilt paper strips; plain-weave ground with cut pile and supplementary weft patterning

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Length of silk velvet for sash (obi) with design of floral patterns in reddish-orange, yellow and white outlined in black with metallic silver supplementary weft patterning.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt