is a gorgeous maro obi (a kind of obi in which the design runs along the full length of the fabric along both sides!) in taupe a design of folding fans with mated cranes, pine, maple, and mums (symbolizing autumn and winter, the designs on this suggesting gracefully growing old together). This was a more ‘everyday’ style of obi and lacks the lavish metallic gold and silver threads found in more formal obi.
This vintage piece has some age patina, creasing, and some marks or discoloration, but it is in excellent condition and would be suitable for wearing or use as a decorative hanging.
to do with this other than wrapping it around your kimono? You can drape it on
the wall, make gorgeous cushions out of it, make a very chic table runner or place mats, use it in a garment, and more! Check out our FB page, Beautiful
Textiles, for some ideas.
wide, 148″ long. Silk.
Colors may vary by monitor, we cannot guarantee
color. This fabric has been inspected and is deemed to be in
excellent condition, however, please remember that it is vintage, and therefore
there may be spots or discoloration or fading or the faint smell of the
Japanese warehouse it came from. We make every effort to find and
identify those problems, but there may be something we missed. We
cannot accept returns, thank you for understanding.
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