[Double-sided obi with brown bird design and brown and gold swirls on blue-green design]
Gift of Barbara Kawakami
1 obi : silk ; 13 x 156 in.
Double-sided silk awase obi with gold, rust and gray flying birds grouped in 2's and 3's on a gold grid in a field of brown on one side; reverse side features bird and flower designs on gold, brown, green and dark blue swirls on a blue-green background. Stained.
Belonged to Haruno Tazawa. Worn for non-formal occasions during Meiji and Taisho periods.
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