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[Cream obijime with embroidered flower design]

[Cream obijime with embroidered flower design]
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obijime | cord
L: 46.75 in, Circum: 1.25 in
silk
embroidery thread

, unknown

(2004.1.216)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 obijime : silk ; 46.75 x 1.25 (circumference) in.

Cream silk obijime (obi cord) with flower design embroidered on ends extending 14.5 in. toward center and stuffed with cotton. Ends are stitched closed.

History
Obijime is a cord tied at the front of the obi that complements obi and kimono. Haruno Tazawa wore this obijime for formal occasion (bridal).

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