Japanese silk brocaded obi sash 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
'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
This is 'fukuro' sash belt with very rich and intricate
pattern of chrysanthemum flowers and bamboo leaves and other
Japanese good wishes symbols on gold silk brocaded background.
Inner side of that obi is black colored silk. Excellent
conditions. Early 1950's.
Dimension: 30 x 415 cm
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