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[Off-white satin obijime (cord) with silk and gold shochikubai motif]

[Off-white satin obijime (cord) with silk and gold shochikubai motif]
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obijime | cord
L: 48 in, Circum: 1.5 in
satin

, unknown

(2004.1.150A)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obijime : satin ; 48 x 1.5 (circumference) in.

Accompanied by box (2004.1.150B).

Off-white satin stuffed obijime (obi cord) with silver and gold embroidered shochikubai motif of plum blossom, bamboo leaves, and pine. Tassels on ends (0.75 in.) Cord is sewn onto a cardboard backing and placed in a box.

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

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