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[Double-sided obi with cranes flying of Mt. Fuji and pines on island landscape design]

[Double-sided obi with cranes flying of Mt. Fuji and pines on island landscape design]
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obi
L: 116.75 in, W: 10.25 in
silk

, unknown

(2004.1.192)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obi : silk ; 10.75 x 116.75 in.

Double-sided silk obi with two different patterns on one side and solid black silk on other side. Pattern one depicts flying cranes and pine on small islands on tan and brown background, (76 in.). Pattern two features cranes flying over snow capped Mt. Fuji in cream and gray (34.75 in.), ending in piece of black fabric (6 to 6.5 in.). There is a small gold square insignia (0.5 in.) and tone on tone Japanese characters embroidered on black fabric on side opposite of Fuji pattern at end.

History
Belonged to Haruno Tazawa.

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