Obi

19th century (made)

Unknown

Length: 99 in, Width: 3.75 in

T.35-1955 EAS

Obi of brocaded silk, Japan, 19th century

Obi of brocaded silk with a brown corded ground and a repeating pattern in red, green, black, pink, white and gold depicting an archer amid flowers on a bridge, above which is a scene with water, rocks and flowers. Above this is a scene with a lion amid flowers and butterflies. The front is a complete piece of silk with nine repeats. The back is formed by two pieces of the silk separated by a band of black satin.

Given by Lady Lebus

Location: In Storage

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