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Obi (Belt)

A work made of silk, cotton, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound in twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk, cotton, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound in twill interlacings.

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, cotton, wild silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, warp-float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts bound in twill interlacings

Dimensions

179.1 × 65.1 cm (70 1/2 × 25 5/8 in.); Warp repeat: H.: 104.2 cm (41 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1927.836

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