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"Pine Boughs" Fukuro Obi
vintage Japanese obi belt


 
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Our Price: $109.00
Material: Silk
Length: 13.5'
Width: 12"
Condition: Excellent Vintage

Quantity in Stock:1
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Product Code: 1218OBI20


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"Pine Boughs" Fukuro Obi

Elegant gold and silver pine boughs float against clouds filled with gold and orange nested honeycomb. The background is a bright emerald green. Pine symbolizes longevity and endurance since it keeps its green needles all year. The fold line is visible on the black section, but still quite a dazzling display piece (see photos).

This is a fukuro obi - wide for the entire length, plain on the backside and a patterned design only on the front. There is a one yard "blank" section on the front, as is common with contemporary fukuro obi, where some cost can be saved by leaving it blank where the first wrap layer of the belt portion occurs, since it doesn't show to the public.

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