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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

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


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.

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

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