Sash (obi, fukuro obi)

Japanese
Shôwa
1980s


Object Place: Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/8 x 177 in. (31.4 x 449.6 cm)

Accession Number

1985.192

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; machine-woven supplementary warp and weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sash (obi) with design of cherry blossom and checkerboard pattern in orange, blue, green, white silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue ground. There is a blue, plain-weave silk backing.

Provenance

Gift of the Juraku Co., Ltd. to the MFA on April 24, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.