Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Japan
  • obi, mid 1900s, Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silk, gold and silver-wrapped thread, jacquard, embroidering
  • Paper Type: eyes of phoenix
  • Length/Width/Depth: 402 x 32.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 158 x 12 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Carla Eddy Hinrichsen
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0100

Eye of Phoenix and floral roundels and zigzag squares with inner geometric patterns. Colors used are green, gold, blue, orange, yellow and silver.