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[Maroon obidome on orange and tan cord]

[Maroon obidome on orange and tan cord]
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obidome | brooch | obijime | cord
L: 91 in, Circum: 0.5 in

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(2004.1.151A)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obidome on cord ; obidome 1.5 x 1 in., cord 91 x 0.5 in.

Accompanied by box (2004.1.150B).

Sculpted maroon oval obidome (obi brooch) on a bi-colored orange and tan cord with tassels. Cord is sewn onto a cardboard that fits inside a box. Cord is 88 in. long with 1.5 in. tassels.

History
Obidome is a brooch that decorates the front of the obi and is attached to a cord matching the base color of the kimono, is narrower than an obijime, and is tied at the back under the bow of the obi.

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