This is an impressive Fukuro obi
with 'seigaiha'(wave) pattern, which is woven.
Its gorgeous pattern with lots of foil threads is suitable to tie at formal occasions.
There is a gunpai-mark(referee's fan) , which is distinct features of textile woven by Kawashima Weaving Co, one of the most famous obi weavers in Kyoto.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has a folding line, so please check detail photos.
However, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its dynamic pattern adding extra elegance to your kimono 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.