Men’s obi sash.

Men’s obi sash
Collection MAE RAS: № 13-30
Image ID: 1241849204
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Museum inventory number:
№ 13-30
Title:
Men’s obi sash
Dating:
early 19th c.
Location:
Japan
Materials:
silk textile, hemp fiber
Technics:
weaving, sewing
Dimensions, cm:
361.0 x 8.0
Collector:
Overmeer Fisscher, van Iohann Friedrich, Foreign corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences in St.Petersburg
Commentation:
This men’s sash obi is an accessory of asa-kamishimo suit and could be used for wearing swords. At the outside the sash is of silk with a woven ornament (thin strips of light brown, dark brown, purple and blue colors), lining – blue silk, the inner layer is of the asanuno fabric.