Obi

Japanese
Shôwa
20th century


Object Place: Japan

Dimensions

30.86 x 201.93 cm (12 1/8 x 79 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

APP.1986.18b

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black cloth box containing two obi. a. Silver and gold ground in all-over square pattern with four buteh designs embroidered with green beetle wings. b. Black with polychrome silk ground with gold and silver medallion designs embroidered with green beetle wings. Condition: excellent.

Provenance

Gift from Juraku Company, Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.