This is a brilliant Hon-Fukuro Obi with large pine corn, which is woven.
This piece was woven by Kawashima Weaving Co., one of the most famous obi weavers.
It is suitable for formal occasions with glossy gold foiled threads arranged on the base.
Textile is exquisite, soft silk.
You can see the three lines and 'gunpai'(referee's fan) mark inside tare end, which are the evidence of Kawashima's obi.
It has folding lines, not disturbing when tied.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It is still wearable enough.
Please enjoy its brilliant design for auspicious occasions.
*Kawashima Textiles Co.*
In 1843, company founder, Jimbei Kawashima, opened a fabrics store in Nishijin, Kyoto.
Now Kawashima has two ongoing businesses, traditional garments/textiles and interior products, such as curtains.
The three lines and Gunpai, referee's fan, emblem are the two significant marks of the brand.
The brand is famous because their products and design are elegant, detailed and sophisticated.
Their Hon Fukuro obi
is especially highly evaluated for its comfortableness and evenness in thickness.