Obi (Belt)

A work made of silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached panel of cotton, plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached panel of cotton, plain weave.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926)/ Shôwa period (1926–1989)/ Heisei period (1989–present), 20th century

Artist:

Japan

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Title

Obi (Belt)

Origin

Japan

Date

1910–2000

Medium

Silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached panel of cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

436.5 x 69.8 cm (171 3/4 x 27 1/2 in.) Repeat: 56.6 x 33.3 cm (22 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Voevodsky in memory of Mrs. Edmund A. Russell

Reference Number

2002.187

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