Overall: W. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); L. 163 in. (414 cm)
Gift of Sue Cassidy Clark, in honor of Dr. Barbara Brennan Ford, 2005
Not on view
Dramatic waves rendered in gold and silver metallic threads and white and greenish blue silk crash and splash all over the surface of this obi. It is woven in a double-cloth weave that was very popular for obis in the Meiji period.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art," May 26, 2012–January 13, 2013.
Artist: Maio Motoko (Japanese, born Tokyo 1948)Date: 2011Medium: Pair of six-panel folding screens; crushed paper, ink, white pigment (gofun), gold leaf, and silk on paper
Accession: 2013.461.1, .2On view in:Gallery 230