Item #474760
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Item No#474760
ItemNagoya Obi
Price$98.00
Historyvintage
Conditionvery good
Fabricsilk
Techniqueembroidery
Size width
  length
30cm  11 3/4"
320cm  126"
Weight0.86kg
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This is a vintage Nagoya obi with fine Chinese embroidery of colorful flower in vase and 'hana karakusa' (flower arabesque) design.
These lovely embroideries are attached with patchwork technique.
You can see the supreme techniques of Chinese embroidery such as Soshu or Sagara embroidery techniques.
It also has woven beautiful flower pattern on the base.
Kaikiri lines(end mark line)is kaminari(thunder) pattern of Koma(thick threads) embroidery work.
Textile is glossy 'Shusu'(satin) silk and has smooth touch.
It is relatively short, 320cm(10'67'').
It has designs on taresaki(end of wide part), 'otaiko'(square bow) and 'maegara' (front patterned part) of Kanto wrap (rotate obi counterclockwise) side.

Not shown on the sheet, corners of taresaki(end of wide part) are frayed.(First photo of flaws)
Stains are shinny parts by fray.(Second photo of flaws)
It has loose stitches on the embroidery of 'maegara' (front patterned part) and one of them is mostly off. (the 4th and 5th photos of flaws)
Spots of mold seem to be paste.(the 6th photo of flaws)
It also has folding lines.
The wrong side has as seam and a tiny mold(A).
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.

Not shown on the sheet and in the photos, it has frays on both edges of 'otaiko'(square bow) and the fabric became thinner.

It seems to be not suitable to wear due to loose stitches.
Please enjoy its fine embroidery technique and charming design which only vintage items have.

photo:okai
description:yasumatsu
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