Poches

No. 907 – Poche – Green Fuji Matsu

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Vintage green-gold silk from Fukuro Obi has a scattering of matsu (pines) and Autumn leaves in golds and silver; lined in a green-gold satin.  The button is vintage, brass, collecible, showing a heron with a fish in its beak.  This is a truly unique button – apologies that the detail in the photo does not do it justice.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 906 – Poche – Purple Bling

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Exciting vintage silk has a purple base with flowers and dramatic sweeps of gold and silver; lined in a soft light purple satin.  The button is vintage black glass with a silver overlay – very dramatic.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 905 – Poche – Fall Bamboo

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Dazzling vintage silk from Fukuro Obi pairs panes of golden checks with vignettes of bamboo and flowers; lined in a shimmering burgundy satin.  The button is vintage, black glass with a gold overlay; stamped “B.G.E. Orig” on the back of the button.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 904 – Poche – Purple Arabesque

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Vintage silk Fukuro Obi is a soft purple with the arabesque in a deeper shade; lined in a soft light purple satin.  The button is vintage silver – it is a picture button displaying a garden – sorry, the pattern is very hard to see – it is very charming and old fashioned.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 903 – Poche – Orange Kimono Sleeve

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Beautiful, vintage piece from a kimono sleeve has soft aqua puffs in profusion; lined in orange silk from a Fukuro Obi.  The button is a vintage clay, hand-formed, artisanal, in a complementary teal abstract.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 902 – Poche _ Pop Art Tulips

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Description:  Vintage silk Obi scrap is matte black with stylized flowers blooming on the front in muted tones of silver and beige; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage black glass stamped “costumakes” on the back.  Apologies that the photo does not show the detail of the button more clearly.

Size:  4 1/4 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 900 – Poche – Flowers & Bamboo

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Another of the venerable old silks from a Maru Obi presents flowers and bamboo against a field of softest green; lined in a shimmering bronze satin.  The button is vintage brass in a simple domed and patterned presentation.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 895 – Poche – Geisha Sunrise

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Vibrant like the early morning rise of the sun is this vintage silk from Fukuro Obi; lined in pink satin.  The button is vintage, clear, faceted glass.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 867 – Poche – Gray Hanhaba

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Vintage cotton from a hanhaba obi presents a tailored mix of black and silvery white in repeating pattern; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage black glass with a delicate silver overlay.

Size:  4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




No. 822 – Poche – Gray Abstract

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  The very last of this popular vintage silk from Nagoya Obi combines shades of gray in an almost tic-tac-toe pattern; lined in chartreuse satin.  The button is vintage, silver metal with a smoky mother of pearl center.

Size:   4 1/2 W  X  3 1/2 H inches

Price:  $24.00




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