A Sakiori Obi: Pink and Yellow Cotton Warp
mid twentieth century
128" x 10 1/2", 325 cm x 26 cm
This is a beautifully colored sakiori obi, or a rustic, traditional kimono sash that is woven using shredded cloth as its weft yarn.
The warp yarns are yellow and rose cotton and the weft yarns are fairly evenly spaced bands of rag weft in the colors of yellows, greys and browns.
This lovely obi is in good, used condition with no obvious stains, tears or damage.
A handsomely colored folk textile in an unusual color palette and in good condition.