Item #419605
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Item No#419605
ItemNagoya Obi
Price$98.00
Historyquite old
Conditionvery good
Fabricsilk
Techniqueweave
Size width
  length
29.5cm  11 3/4"
356cm  140 1/4"
Weight0.57kg
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This is a graceful Nagoya obi with 'Arisugawa'(deer and geometric) pattern, which is woven.
This piece was woven by Kawashima Weaving Co., one of the most famous obi weavers.
Gold foil threads are shining on the geometric pattern.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
You can see the three lines and 'gunpai'(referee's fan) mark on the tare end, which are the evidence of Kawashima's obi.

Discoloration on gold foil threads parts is rather disturbing. (1st flaw photo,A)
It has blackish discoloration on 'maegara' (front pattern on belly) partly.
However, when you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), they will be hidden.
It also has some other flaws such as folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.

Though it has some flaws, it is still wearable enough.
Please enjoy its graceful 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.

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description:Okabayashi
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