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[Double-sided obi with cream wavy abstract design and brown dot abstract design]

[Double-sided obi with cream wavy abstract design and brown dot abstract design]
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obi
L: 122 in, W: 11 in
wool
rayon

, 193x

(2004.1.196)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obi : wool, rayon ; 11 x 122 in.

Accompanies kimono (2004.1.197).

Double-sided rayon (jinken) and wool (mosu) awase obi with cream colored dotted wavy lines over pale green and brown vertical and horizontal stripes on one side and dark brown and gray "X"s and gray and white plus (+) signs on tan background between horizontal lines of alternating brown and white dots on the other side. Wave pattern matches lining in kimono (2004.1.197).

History
Worn by Matsu Saito Oyama (1930s). Mosu (wool) and jinken (rayon). Hara awase obi (made in wide or narrow). This is worn for casual wear, ½" narrower.

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