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Nagoya Obi (Formal Belt)

A work made of silk, 4:1 satin damask weave (donsu); tie-dyed (hitta shibori); and embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped rayon in stem stitches; couching.

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  • A work made of silk, 4:1 satin damask weave (donsu); tie-dyed (hitta shibori); and embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped rayon in stem stitches; couching.

Date:

1920/26, late Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Nagoya Obi (Formal Belt)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1920–1926

Medium

Silk, 4:1 satin damask weave (donsu); tie-dyed (hitta shibori); and embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and wrapped rayon in stem stitches; couching

Dimensions

359 × 31.8 cm (141 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.); Repeat: 6.7 × 5.2 cm (2 5/8 × 2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary V. and Ralph E. Hays

Reference Number

1999.656

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