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Length of silk for sash (obi)

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Length of silk for sash (obi) with design of carp, waves and water plants in green, blue, blue and white silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a purple silk ground with woven latticework pattern. There is a natural ecru plain-weave silk backing.

Provenance

Gift of Marshall H. Gould to the MFA on

Credit Line

Gift of Marshall H. Gould

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 56 1/2 x 158 1/8 in. (143.5 x 401.6 cm)

Accession Number

RES.32.40

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground with supplementary weft patterning (karaori)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes