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Woman's Obi (Sash) Fabric

A work made of silk, rayon, and gold-leaf-over-paper-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with plain interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts, self-patterning ground wefts, and secondary binding warps; upper cover: cotton, plain weave; glazed.

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  • A work made of silk, rayon, and gold-leaf-over-paper-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'z' twill weave with plain interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts, self-patterning ground wefts, and secondary binding warps; upper cover: cotton, plain weave; glazed.

Date:

Shôwa period (1926–1989), 1940–58

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Woman's Obi (Sash) Fabric

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1940–1958

Medium

Silk, rayon, and gold-leaf-over-paper-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'Z' twill weave with plain interlacings of supplementary patterning wefts, self-patterning ground wefts, and secondary binding warps; upper cover: cotton, plain weave; glazed

Dimensions

234.3 × 70.5 cm (171 × 27 3/4 in.); Repeat: 49.8 × 33 cm (19 5/8 × 13 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert Hopkins

Reference Number

1958.383

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