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Woman's sash (obi-age)

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Sash for securing obi (obi-age) with design of hemp leaf pattern (asanoha) made up of white spots created by the tie-dye technique (kanoko shibori) on a reddish-orange silk crepe ground.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Lois Lilley Howe to the MFA on November 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe

Japanese, Late Edo or early Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 200 in. (25.4 x 508 cm)

Accession Number

41.771

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave crepe (chirimen), tie-resist dyed (shibori)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes