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"Shibori Shore" Vintage Japanese Heko Obi
vintage Japanese obi belt


 
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Man's Casual Obi
Our Price: $60.00
Material: Silk
Length (inches): 11.5'
Width (inches): 22"
Condition: Excellent Vintage

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Product Code: 0620OBIN2
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Description
 
This is a man's heko obi - an informal silk version often worn with a casual kimono. It's a wide, very long, single layer of silk that is often solid color for most of the length with shibori patterning on each end. They are typically just wound around the waist a few times and tied in a loose knot in the back (see photo example).

This heko obi is black with a shibori design at each end that features waves and the V-silhouette of shorebirds in flight. Lots of pucker still remains in the shibori design.

Heko obi are also fashionable and warm as scarves or draped over a rod for an interior design piece.

See video below to learn about the any different styles of obi.
Different Styles of Obi

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