Obi (Belt)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and silver- and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by main warps and supplementary brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and silver- and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by main warps and supplementary brocading wefts.

Date:

1901/25, Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Obi (Belt)

Origin

Japan

Date

1901–1925

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, and silver- and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with supplementary patterning wefts bound by main warps and supplementary brocading wefts

Dimensions

402.5 x 32.5 cm (158 3/8 x 12 3/4 in.) Warp repeat: 61.1 cm (24 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Beatrice Cummings Mayer

Reference Number

1994.306

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