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Item No#474383
ItemFukuro Obi
Historyquite old
Conditionvery good
Size width
30cm  11 3/4"
420cm  165 1/2"
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This is a tasteful Hon-Fukuro obi with 'seigaiha'(wave), 'yamaji' (wiggling stripe) and 'kanzemizu'(water stream) on fans pattern, which is woven.
It is woven by Kawashima Orimono Co, one of the most famous obi weavers.
Gold and silver foil threads woven in the pattern are gorgeously shining.
The textile is exquisite silk, and has soft touch.

There is a gunpai-mark(referee's fan) is appeared slightly on the tare end, which is distinct features of textile woven by Kawashima Weaving Co, one of the most famous obi weavers in Kyoto.

There are small snags on the designs , which are not so noticeable in a distance.
The folding lines are minor.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.

Though it has some tiny imperfections, it is still wearable enough.
Please enjoy this fashionable piece!

description: Noma

*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.
*Approx background color - black

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