Tatsumura brocade fukuro obi with woven pattern of Central Asian paired ducks

Accession Number
2005/1.336

Title
Tatsumura brocade fukuro obi with woven pattern of Central Asian paired ducks

Artist(s)
Tatsumura Silk Studio

Object Creation Date
1960s-1970s

Medium & Support
silk with woven patterns in silk floss, metallic wrapped threads and kinran

Dimensions
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 Type
obi

Additional Object Classification(s)
Textile

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
ducks (birds)
kimonos
obis
pairs

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