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
'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' obi. 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 antique silk brocaded 'fukuro' sash belt with diamond-shaped
(hishigata) motif on white silk brocaded
background. Inner side is white colored silk. Excellent
conditions without any damages. Early 1950's.
Dimension: 30 x 405 cm
Price: US$ 168.00
*Express mail delivery and insurance fee US$ 35.00- 38.00