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Description

Silk embroidery of cherry blossoms. The blossoms are white while the buds are pink against a white/ cream background.

This is a piece of an obi embroidered by an imperial seamstress before WWII.

Keywords

Embroidery; artwork

Original Medium

Silk

Size

66 cm x 51 cm x 2 cm

Origin

Japan

Date Information

Unknown

Artifact Number

M89-068

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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Keywords

Embroidery; artwork

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