Item #473251
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Item No#473251
ItemMaru Obi
Price$300.00
Historyvintage
Conditionvery good
Fabricsilk
Techniquedye&embroidery
Size width
  length
32cm  12 1/2"
408cm  160 3/4"
Weight0.63kg
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This is a vintage Maru obi from Taisho period(1912-1926).
It has 'sarubobo'traditional Japanese doll), which is embroidered.
Horizontal stripes on the base are dyed.
Silver foil threads woven in the pattern are modestly shining.
'Maegara' (front patterned part) of Kanto wrap (rotate obi counterclockwise) side on the right side has embroidery design.
The wrong side has embroidery on Kansai wrap(rotate obi clockwise) side.
Textile is Shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of Shioze silk.
The pattern on otaiko(square bow) part is designed upside down from kaikiri-line(end mark line) to be tied with hikinuki style.

There are prominent discolorations aand ku by ages.(Third photo of flaws)
There are a tear and stains on taresaki(end of wide part).
Not shown on the sheet, taresaki(end of wide part) end has a distortion.(Please see the second photo from top.)
Dyestuff are not seen when tied. (the 4th photo of flaws)
It also has folding lines.
Please check photos and figure.

Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!

photo:matsumi
description:yasumatsu
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