OB-093 Japanese traditional silk brocaded obi belt for lady's kimono, 1950's

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' 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 silk brocaded 'fukuro' sash belt with diamond-shaped (hishigata) motif on ivory  silk brocaded background. Inner side is white colored silk. Excellent conditions without any damages. Early 1950's.
Dimension: 30 cm x 405 cm

Price: US$ 140.00

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