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Given by Moe Co. Ltd.
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Kimono are secured with a long waist sash called an obi. The fabric of this example is known as ro, which combines plain and gauze weave to produce a striped effect. This delicate material is combined with a simple and fresh design of flowers.
Cream coloured obi, probably made of rayon. The garment is woven using a horizontal gauze weave (ro). It is decorated with printed flowers and butterflies in pink, red and purple and green grasses.
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Length: 319.5 cm, Width: 15.3 cm
Obi probably made of rayon, Japan, 1930-1950
Textiles; Clothing; Accessories
East Asia Collection