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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  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

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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