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Obi

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Length of fabric for obi with repeating design of chrysanthemum and paulownia over a linked tortoiseshell pattern (kikko-mon) in white silk and gold and silver metallic thread on an orange twill-weave silk ground.

Provenance

Said to have been acquired in Japan by Vincent and Mary Grant Price, aunt and uncle of the donor's husband; 2002, inherited by the donor; 2007, gift to MFA (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift from the Collection of Mary Grant Price

Japanese, 20th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 403.9 x 66.7 cm (159 x 26 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.961

Medium or Technique

Silk twill with supplementary synthetic metallic patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes