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Sash (obi, fukuro obi)

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Sash (obi) with design of scenes from old Kyoto in pale blue, green, white, reddish-orange silk and metallic gold supplementary weft patterning on a pale pink silk twill ground. There is a pale pink silk twill backing.


Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Juraku Company, Ltd.

Japanese, Shôwa, 1980s

Object Place

Kyoto, Japan


Height x width: 12 1/4 x 178 1/2 in. (31.1 x 453.4 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; twill-weave, machine-woven supplementary weft pattening


Textiles and Fashion Arts