414 SE 2nd St Topeka, KS 66607 United States 785.232.8008
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$ 495

Vintage orange silk japanese obi with gold and silver lamé and brocade

Origin Japan
Period 1950-1979
Materials Silk.
Creation Date Mid-20th Century
Description This extraordinary Japanese obi will display beautifully whether on a wall as art…or on yourself as wearable art. Comprised of deep orange silk and adorned with two separate areas of gold and silver lame and brocade flowers and leaves. The first one third of the obi is self-lined and the tail is folded in half to make traditional wearing and wrapping easier. In addition to displaying this gorgeous piece on our walls here at the shop by hanging it on a rod, we have used it as an intriguing table runner. Just make this fabulous piece yours and let your imagination soar.

Handsome vintage Japanese obi in orange silk with gold and silver lamé and brocade flower and leaf design. It is in wonderful vintage condition. We have detected a small dark spot on one of the leaves. Please see photos. Circa mid-20th century.

Obi Size:

O/A Length – 144.5 Inches
Length of Lined Area – 41.5 Inches
Length of Halved Area – 18 Inches
O/A Width – 12 Inches
Width of Halved Area – 6 Inches
O/A Thickness – >.25 Inches
Weight – 1.3 Pounds

Boxed Size:

Height – 12 Inches
Width – 13 Inches
Depth – 1 Inches
Weight – 2 Pounds
Styles / Movements Asian, Modern
Dealer Reference Number MEN-DEC-195
Incollect Reference Number 418211
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