This is a gorgeous pre-tied Fukuro obi
separated into 2 parts with elegant decorative pattern, which is woven
by Juraku, one of the most famous Nishijin obi weavers.
Patterns such as 'Housouge'(imaginary Chinese flower) , 'Shokkou'(octagon and rectangle) and flower arabesque are which is woven..
Gold threads woven in the pattern are gracefully shining.
Textile is transparent silk and has soft touch.
It has slight folding lines and a stain on the wrong side.
Any of them is not disturbing for wearing.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It's still wearable enough in very good condition.
Please enjoy its elegant fashion!
*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.