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OB-004 Japanese vintage 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 silk brocaded 'fukuro' sash belt with hexagonal ( Japanese symbol of  wisdom) and flowers motif on gold silk brocade background. Inner side is black colored silk. Excellent conditions. About mid 1960's.
Dimension: 28 x 422 cm

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