Japanese Textiles and Folk Art

Fukuro Obi Gold and Silver Large Butterfly

OBI #398 - $280.00

 

This absolutely cheerful fukuro obi is probably from the late Showa era (1926-1988). The obi is depicted with large butterflies flying over an abstract vertical lines. It is beautifully woven with gold, silver, orange-red, orange, light lime green, and yellow gold threads against solid black. The reverse side and approximately 1/3 of the front side are also solid black, as most of fukuro obis are. It is in excellent condition.

 

Dimensions:

Length: approximately 164"

Width: approximately 12"

 

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