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Obi with Floral Roundels and Dragons

Edo period (1615–1868)
second half of the 19th century
Plain compound twill
12 ft. 11 in. × 12 1/2 in. (393.7 × 31.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Yama sei yoku shu hana (the green mountain wishes [to make] the flower sad).

Seal and rest of inscription not decipherable by Mr. Han, 1944.
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