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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

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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 2000. Its medium is silk and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Virginia Liggett Suttle and executed by W. Connally Powell and depositor: Estate of Virginia L. Suttle. It is credited Bequest of Virginia Liggett Suttle.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 421.6 x 71.1 cm (13 ft. 10 in. x 28 in.) selvedge to selvedge

Cite this object as

Obi Fabric (Japan), early 20th century; silk; H x W: 421.6 x 71.1 cm (13 ft. 10 in. x 28 in.) selvedge to selvedge; Bequest of Virginia Liggett Suttle; 2000-1-1

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