Silvery white hitoe obi for summer with appliquéd patches of Saga brocade with rhododendrum blossom (shakunage) designArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1960s-1970sMedium & Supportsilk thread weft with silver-coated threads for warp, appliquéd patchesDimensions
141 3/4 in x 12 3/16 in (360 cm x 31 cm);29 15/16 in x 18 1/8 in x 6 5/16 in (76 cm x 46 cm x 16 cm)Credit LineGift of Howard and Patricia YamaguchiLabel copy
Silvery white "hitoe obi" with appliquéd patches of Saga brocade with rhododendron blossoms (shakunage) designsSubject matter
Hitoe obi with Saga brocadePhysical Description
Single layer (hitoe) white silk weft with silver-coated threads for warp; appliqued patches in kinran brocade (paper, coated with gold in several tones) featuring rhododendrum blossoms.Primary Object Classification Costume and Costume Accessories Primary Object TypeobiAdditional Object Classification(s)TextileCollection AreaAsianRights
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