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Item No#379767
ItemFukuro Obi
Historyquite new
Size width
30.5cm  12"
448cm  176 1/2"
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This is a fabulous Fukuro obi by Itchiku with Tsujigahana design, which is dyed with ombre dyeing technique.
'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left (Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara will show.
It is dyed three-dimensional design with shibori(tie-dye) technique.
Textile is silk with woven Tsujigahana pattern, and has soft touch.
Gold foil threads are woven on its base and shine elegantly.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.

The length is rather long, 448cm(14'69'').
The design of 'otaiko'(square bow) and 'maegara' (front pattern on belly) will appear when you tie with double layered.
The wrong side has fascinating flower design.
There is a stamp of the designer's signature on tare-saki(tare end).

It has no folding lines, and it seems to be untied one.
It has no prominent flaws and is in very good condition.

Please enjoy its enticing design adding extra elegance to your kimono fashion!

Itchiku Kubota
One of the famous dyeing industrial artists for Tsujigahana technique.
When he was at age 20, he was inspired by Tsujigahana technique, and after long years of study,
he revived it by incorporating the old technique with the new one and created his original technique which he named "Itchiku-Tsujigahana".
He receives a high evaluation in abroad for his unique design and deep hue in the pattern.
He was awarded 'Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' in 1990 and 'Culture Director General Prize' in 1993.

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