A Narrow Sakiori Obi: Pale Colored Cottons
mid twentieth century
85" x 4 1/2", 216 cm x 11.5 cm
This is a beautiful, pale colored and woven narrow sakiori obi, or a rustic, traditional kimono sash that is woven using shredded cloth as its weft yarn.
The warp yarns on this obi are white cotton which give the obi a soft color feel. The weft yarns are fed in blocks of mottled cream with narrow strips of lavender/purple.
This handsome obi is in good, used condition.A sophisticated, elegant folk textile.