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Sash (obi, fukuro obi)

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Sash (obi) with design of cherry blossom and checkerboard pattern in orange, blue, green, white silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a dark blue ground. There is a blue, plain-weave silk backing.


Gift of the Juraku Co., Ltd. to the MFA on April 24, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.

Japanese, Shôwa, 1980s

Object Place

Kyoto, Japan


Height x width: 12 3/8 x 177 in. (31.4 x 449.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; machine-woven supplementary warp and weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts