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1941

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Obi Fabric (Japan)

This is a Obi fabric. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and its technique is plain compound satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62.5 × 137.5 cm (24 5/8 × 54 1/8 in.)

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Obi Fabric (Japan); silk; H x W: 62.5 × 137.5 cm (24 5/8 × 54 1/8 in.); Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert H. Patterson; 1941-31-30

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