Obi (sash)

Japanese (Kyoto)
Shôwa
1980s


Object Place: Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 1/2 x 181 in. (31.8 x 459.7 cm)

Accession Number

1985.191

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave and plain-weave ground, supplementary weft patterning

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Obi (sash) with design of chrysanthemum and autumn grass in pale orange, purple and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a creme silk and metallic gold ground. There is a creme, twill-weave silk backing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.