Obi Bags

No. 870 – White Crane Obi

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Description:  Amazing vintage silk Fukuro Obi uses a stunning combination of techniques to create the glorious cranes flying amid voluptuous flowers; lined in soft gold shimmering satin.  The button is vintage brass in an ornate but complementary design; corresponding gold shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $106.00




No. 867 – Green Bamboo Obi

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Description:  Venerable vintage silk from Maru Obi displays medallions and bamboo with leaves and flowers, all in a subdued set of green tones; lined in a gray-green shimmering satin.  The button is vintage, collectible brass, displaying a Geisha figure from The Mikado; corresponding bronze shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $111.00




No. 871 – Bold Waves Obi

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Description:  Vintage silk from Fukuro Obi combines the Obi’s center section gold diagonal fabric with the swirling waves pattern, to showcase the black turk’s head tassel hanging over the magnetic closure; lined in black satin; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  10 L inches

Price:  $100.00




No. 869 – Winter Trees Obi

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Description:  A stunning tribute to winter, this vintage silk from Fukuro Obi celebrates the silhouette of trees against turbulent skies punctuated by lots of foil and metallics; lined in black satin.  The button is extraordinary, vintage brass with a center stone resembling red jasper; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Exciting!

Size:  6 W  X  10 L inches

Price:  $109.00




No. 868 – Black Arabesque Obi

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Description:  Vintage black silk from Nagoya Obi presents dramatic sweeping leaves in tone on tone black; lined in black satin.  Hanging over the magnet closure is a substantial, vintage, silver metal pendant with the barest hint of copper coming through in the folds of the design; corresponding black shoulder cord.  NOTE:  When the bag wears out, the pendant is suitable for wearing as a piece of jewelry on a chain or cording.  Very dramatic piece.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2  L inches

Price:  $115.00




No. 766 – Red & Black Kimono Obi

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Description:  This is a spectacular bag using a vintage silk kimono panel as the base with the reverse side of the same kimono fabric making a singular pathway down the center of the bag against a backdrop of black grosgrain; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, etched black glass – pristine; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $118.00




No. 677 – Black Lozenges Obi

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Description:  Vintage black silk from Nagoya Obi is black on black in a plaid pattern called “lozenges”; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage, black, faceted glass with the diamond pattern echoing the fabric’s pattern; corresponding black shoulder cord.  This is a discrete, simple bag for evening wear.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $88.00




No. 636 – Yellow Wedding Maru Obi

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Description:  Striking brilliant yellow vintage silk from a wedding Maru Obi combines crest like flowers with geometric forms; lined in royal blue satin.  The royal blue tassel hangs over magnet closure; corresponding bright yellow shoulder cord.  This bag makes a very strong statement.

Size:  6 W  x  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $92.00




No. 865 – Teal Turquoise Cascade Obi

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Description:  Exciting vintage silk from Fukuro Obi presents a field of teal-turquoise with a cascade of multi-colored streams punctuated by metallic abstract lines and the occasional flower; lined in an exact shade of teal-turquoise satin.  The button is vintage, collectible brass, with an ornate design strong enough to stand up to the power of the fabric; corresponding gold shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X   9 3/4  L inches

Price:  $108.00




No. 864 – Black Geometry Obi

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Description:  Vintage black ro (a gauze-like silk for summer) from Nagoya Obi has a geometric pattern in black on black; lined in a shimmering gray-green satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, casein with a center of smoky mother of pearl; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $121.00




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