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Item No#477983
ItemChuya Obi
Conditionvery good
Techniquedye and embroidery
Size width
30cm  11 3/4"
360cm  141 3/4"
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This is a reversible vintage Chuya Obi with Mahjong tiles and suits of trump pattern on dark purple base.
The wrong side has embroidery of bamboo and charming sparrows design.
The maegara(front patterned part) is only one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
The textile of the right side is exquisite plane silk, and has soft and smooth touch.
The wrong side is glossy shusu(satin) silk, and has soft touch.

The right side has slight discoloration overall and small dyestuffs in places.(4th and 5th imperfection photos)
The dyestuffs of folding part are prominent, but they are not shown when wore.(C)
There are two small holes about 1/4in(5mm) on tare(wide end).(The last photo)
Other flaws such as stains and frays are not so bothering.
If these imperfections do not bother you, it could be still worn.

It has slight frays and loose stitches on the embroidery.
There are a whitish small stain between otaiko(square bow) and maegara(front patterned part), but which is not shown when wore.
Though it has some imperfections, it is still wearable enough.

Please enjoy this attractive vintage piece!

**Please note that a part or the whole design of this item is being used in our vintage kimono reproduction web store, 'kimonotte'. A new line of Kimono or Obi may be produced based on the design of this item. Please purchase this item only if you would agree to the purpose. Thank you for your understanding.**

description: Noma
*Approx background color - dark purple near black

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