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1964

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Obi Fabric (Japan), early 20th century

This is a Obi fabric. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Gordon. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 396.2 x 68 cm (156 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Obi Fabric (Japan), early 20th century; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 396.2 x 68 cm (156 x 26 3/4 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Gordon; 1964-24-28

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