Sash (maru-obi)

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: Northern Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 31.4 x 358.1 cm (12 3/8 x 141 in.)

Accession Number

2007.507

Medium or Technique

Silk, supplentary warp and weft patterning; silk, satin-weave backing

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold, brown, and green silk obi with design of repeating stylized cloud motifs created by supplementary warp and weft patterning and a black silk satin backing.

Provenance

Purchased by seller in Yamagata, Japan in 1995; Purchased by MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Adrienne Iselin Gilbert Memorial Fund