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[Gold and silver braided obijime]

[Gold and silver braided obijime]
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obijime | cord
L: 57 in, W: 0.5 in
silk

, unknown

(2004.1.139)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obijime : silk ; 57 x 0.5 in.

Gold and silver silk braided cord woven with silver on one half (1.5 in. tassel) and gold on other half (2 in. tassel). Ends are knotted with tassels.

History
Obijime is a cord tied at the front of the obi that complements obi and kimono.

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