japanese kimono
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OB-083 Japanese antique silk brocaded obi belt
for lady's kimono

Japanese traditional sash belt for kimono - OBI with lavish use of gold and silver threads are important kimono accessories. These long sumptuous sashes were often given more attention than the kimono themselves. They were frequently more expensive.
'Fukuro' type obi were slightly less formal them 'maru' type, and first appeared in the late 1920s. Because only one side was brocaded they were less expensive than 'maru' both sides brocaded obi sash.  Japanese vintage and antique obi can be used as fabulous table runners, or runners for credenzas or hang it as wall decoration and so on, according your own ways to display these luxurious Japanese textile.

This is 'fukuro' sash belt with fine peonies and golden leaves motif on golden silk brocaded background. Inner side is fire-brick colored silk. Excellent conditions. Early 1950's.
Dimension: 30,5 x 420cm

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japanese vintage sash obi
 japanese vintage sash obi for lady's kimono
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