This is not a whole Obi
Beautiful panel from a Vintage Japanese Wedding Nagoya Obi with Real Gold Thread.
This item is very high quality vintage pure silk fabric carefully un-picked from a Japanese Nagoya Obi which is a formal sash worn by women at wedding or other ceremonies.
This exquisite piece of sumptious wedding Obi silk has a rich and detailed design with different illustrated square frames depicting scenes reminisent of those from the classical Japanese stories in "Tale of Genji"
Here a Noble Man and Woman, dressed in the elaborate court costumes of Heian Period Japan, embrace under the hanging branches of a Maple Tree, their floral decked Wedding Carriage, covered with Wisteria, Peony, Chrysanthemum, Cherry Blossom and Pine rests below beside a stream. The soft notes of a flute played by an Attendent sitting closeby drift throught the air. There is real gold foil (possibly 24k) in the threads which form the base and this gives the piece a wonderful rich sheen and shimmer as the light hits the surface of the silk.
This is a beautiful little piece of vintage silk in excellent condition, with just a few signs of its age, some creases, surface dirt and marks from age and wear.
I have not ironed the piece.
Total size is approximately 11.5ins wide by 20ins long.
You could use it to make a table runner, wall hangings, bags, centerpieces of patchwork, cushions or any other craft or quilting project.
Please feel free to email with any questions. Orders are usually posted 1 – 3 business days after payment. International orders are shipped where possible via ROYAL MAIL INTERNATIONAL TRACKED AND INSURED AIRMAIL and should take between 5-14 days.
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All orders are sent within 3 working days (often within 24 hours) of payment. Exceptions include holidays and weekends etc.
UK sent by First Class Post, International by Airmail.
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