User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's sash (obi, fukuro obi)

Start collecting

Sash (obi) with design of bamboo screens, cherry and pine in green, pink, white, reddish-orange and metallic gold supplementary warp and weft patterning on a black ground.


Gift of the Juruku Company 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 1/4 x 178 1/2 in. (31.1 x 453.4 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper strips; supplementary warp and weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts