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Item No#445828
ItemMaru Obi
Conditionvery good
Techniquedyed & embroidered
Size width
32cm  12 1/2"
404cm  159"
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This is a vintage Maru obi with a kikyo(Japanese bell flower) and flower pattern, which is dyed.
Embroidery work is added to the bright pattern.
A kiri(paulownia tree), karakusa(arabesque) and hiogi(decorated folding fan) pattern is dyed on the wrong side.
Embroidered work is also on the wrong side, which looks pretty.
You can tie this on both sides in the hikinuki style.

The 'maegara'(the front design) of the right side has a kiri(paulownia tree), karakusa(arabesque) and Torikabuto (a traditional hat for bugaku players) pattern.
The 'maegara'(the front design) of the wrong side has a Japanese flute, 'kiku'(chrysanthemum) and kaede(maple leaf) pattern.

The textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The 'maegara'(the front design) of the right side will show if you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to the left (Rotate obi counterclockwise).
The 'maegara'(the front design) of the wrong side will show when you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to the right(Rotate the obi clockwise).

There are stylish dyestuffs and streaky stains.(refer to the 1st and 2nd photos and photo(A) of the flaws)
There are rather prominent folding lines.
For details, please check the figure and photos.

Though it has some faults due to its age, we hope you enjoy its tasteful design of a vintage kimono!

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