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Japanese Vintage Obi Silk Cranes Flowers Maru Obi

Japanese Vintage Obi Silk Cranes Flowers Maru Obi

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1980: Item # 1447017

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Japanese Vintage Obi Silk Cranes Flowers

Made in Japan

Condition; used, very good shows age

This maru obi is very gorgeous, it has a nice motif of cranes, flowers, beautiful colors, so pretty. Perfect to wear along with your kimono, or you can also use this to decorate your home. This will look great if you hang this on the wall. This obi is useful, so many things you can use this obi.

The maru obi are s the most formal type of women's obi, though all but obsolete today. It is made from cloth about 68 cm wide and is folded around a double lining and sewn together. Maru obi were at their most popular during the Taishō and Meiji periods. Their bulk and weight make maru obi difficult to tie by oneself, and are worn only by maiko and brides in the present day.