Tatsumura brocade fukuro obi with woven pattern of Central Asian paired ducksArtist(s)Tatsumura Silk StudioObject Creation Date1960s-1970sMedium & Supportsilk with woven patterns in silk floss, metallic wrapped threads and kinranDimensions
159 13/16 in x 12 5/16 in (406 cm x 31.3 cm)Subject matter
Tatsumura Silk Studio fukuro obi featuring a Central Asian motif of paired ducks.Physical Description
Terracotta-colored plain weave silk with woven pattern of paired ducks within lozenge-shaped floral scrolls; brocade done in thick white, light blue, and apricot silk floss; turquoise and purple-metallic-wrapped threads; and kinran (metallic coated paper) in two shades of gold.Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypeobiAdditional Object Classification(s)TextileCollection AreaAsianRights
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