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Sash (obi)

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Sash (obi) with two-sided design of paulownia leaves, arabesques and calligraphy created by cut pile on dark blue silk uncut pile ground.

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection; gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA on

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 164 x 13 in. (416.6 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

RES.24.11

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, cut and uncut pile (velvet)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes