Length of silk for sash (obi) with design of chrysanthemum, autumn grasses, bamboo and pine in red, green, tan, blue, gray, and white silk a metallic silver supplementary weft patterning on a white silk twill ground. Unlined.
Gift of Mrs. Bill Knapp to the MFA in 1950
Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp
Japanese, Meiji era, late 19th century
42.4 x 140 cm (16 11/16 x 55 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; twill-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave, silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts