A Narrow Sakiori Obi: Muted Striped Tones
early to mid twentieth century
102" x 5", 259 cm x 12.75 cm
This is a lovely sakiori obi, or a rustic, traditional kimono sash that is woven using shredded cloth as its weft yarn.
The warp yarns are very pale, almost-white grey cotton; the weft yarns are brick, black and grey which are measured out in relatively even color bars along the length.
The overall look of this obi is wonderfully subtle both in terms of its coloration and its texture.
This lovely obi is in very good condition, with no visible stains or holes.
A beautiful, elegant folk textile.