A Garnet Red Sakiori Obi: Ragwoven Kimono Sash
mid twentieth century
114" x 6 1/4", 289 cm x 16 cm
This is a beautifully colored and wonderfully patterned sakiori obi, or a rustic, traditional kimono sash that is woven using shredded cloth as its weft yarn.
The warp yarn is of black colored cotton and the weft yarns are fairly evenly spaced bands of rag weft in the colors of garnet, white mustard and black.
This lovely obi is in good, used condition with no obvious stains, tears or damage.
A handsomely colored folk textile in an rich color palette and in good condition.