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Clothing

Native NameObi
Object Number:93-19-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 408 cm
Width: 68 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Henry Trowbridge, 1993

Description

Light tan base color with a design repeated nine times down the length. Pattern is called "hanaguruma" in Japanese, meaning flower cart pattern. Flowers, leaves, a white bird and a black wheel are in each repitition. Embroidery colors include maize, gray, black, white, gold, and various shades of green and orange-brown. 2 parallel gold strips on edges and at one end there is text.

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