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Obi (Belt)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; both selvages present.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; both selvages present.

Date:

Meiji period (1868–1912), 1875/1900

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Obi (Belt)

Place

Japan (Object made in)

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Made 1875–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strip, plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; both selvages present

Dimensions

413.2 × 69.5 cm (162 5/8 × 27 3/8 in.); Repeat: 48.4 × 11.5 cm (19 × 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

2002.198

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