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Length of silk for sash (obi)

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Length of silk for sash (obi) with design of rows of flower motifs in white and green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a dark blue silk damask ground with woven interlocking diamond pattern.

Provenance

Anonymous gift (Miss Eleanor Gardiner) Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

69.5 x 401 cm (27 3/8 x 157 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.848

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes