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Japanese Vintage Textile Silk Double Face Obi

Japanese Vintage Textile Silk Double Face Obi

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1940: Item # 974895

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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This is a chu-ya obi ( sash ). "Chu-ya" means "day and night" and chu-ya obi is a sash which has two different designs and textiles in both sides. It has beautiful embroidery of wisteria and cherry blossom motifs on beige satin ground and bright color katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) flowers on thick silk crepe ground. It has light patina and a few stains on beige ground side, however the silk crepe side is in excellent condition. Early to mid 20th century. 32.5cm x 4m