Sash (obi, fukuro obi)

Japanese
Shôwa
1980s


Object Place: Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 1/4 x 178 1/2 in. (31.1 x 453.4 cm)

Accession Number

1985.193

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave, machine-woven supplementary weft pattening

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sash (obi) with design of scenes from old Kyoto in pale blue, green, white, reddish-orange silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a pale pink silk twill ground. There is a pale pink silk twill backing.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.