Skip to Content

Open today 10–11 a.m. members | 11 a.m.–6 p.m. public. Learn more.

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.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • 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)

Origin

Japan

Date

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: 104.2 cm (41 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1927.836

IIIF Manifest  The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.

Learn more.

https://api.artic.edu/api/v1/artworks/87374/manifest.json

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share