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Woman's Obi (Sash) Fabric

A work made of silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.

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  • A work made of silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 's' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.

Date:

Taishô period (1912–1926) / Shôwa period (1926–1989), first half of the 20th century

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Woman's Obi (Sash) Fabric

Place

Japan (Object made in)

Date

Made 1910–1950

Medium

Silk, rayon, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk and gilt-metal foil on paper-strip-wrapped rayon, warp-float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts

Dimensions

436.5 × 69.8 cm (171 3/4 × 27 1/2 in.); Repeat: 56.6 × 33.3 cm (22 1/4 × 13 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Voevodsky in memory of Mrs. Edmund A. Russell

Reference Number

2002.187

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