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Obi (Belt)

A work made of 1/2 length & open, in brocaded, plain compound twill, silk & gilt & silvered paper, 2 strips to mm., also gilt paper wound on silk core..

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  • A work made of 1/2 length & open, in brocaded, plain compound twill, silk & gilt & silvered paper, 2 strips to mm., also gilt paper wound on silk core..

Date:

1901/1925, Meiji period (1868–1912)/ Taishô period (1912–1926)

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Obi (Belt)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

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 1901–1925

Medium

1/2 length & open, in brocaded, plain compound twill, silk & gilt & silvered paper, 2 strips to mm., also gilt paper wound on silk core.

Dimensions

236.8 × 69.2 cm (93 1/4 × 27 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1927.842

Extended information about this artwork

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