Obi Bags

No. 840 – Green Pagoda Obi

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Description:  This is the last of this very popular vintage silk from Fukuro Obi with the large golden pagoda resplendent on the flap; lined in a shimmering green satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, brass, with the Geisha in bas relief surrounded by cut steel in the rim; corresponding gold shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $106.00




No. 815 – Rustic Obi with Maple Branch & Coin

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Description:  Mottled rustic core from a venerable Maru Obi gives an ancient feel; lined in off-white muslin.  Magnet closure under the flap which is embellished with a branch from a Japanese maple tree combined with an Asian dragon coin; corresponding jute shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $98.00




No. 834 – Golden Butterflies Obi

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Description:  Stunning vintage Fukuro Obi shimmers brown in the background with giant butterflies outlined in metallic teal and gold; lined in shimmering gold satin.  The button is vintage, German brass and celluloid, stamped on the back “Gesetzich Geschutzt”; corresponding gold shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $112.00




NO. 835 – Winter Trees Obi

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Description:  The photo does not do justice to the moody intensity of the colors in the center panel where skeletal trees reach out and up against metallic winter skies; lined in black satin.  The button is Victorian, black glass, stamped on the back  “pat’d Dec 28 1880”; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 W inches

Price:  $111.00




No. 783 – Flowers on a Fence Obi

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Description:  Gorgeous vintage silk greens combine from a Fukuro Obi with orange, silver and gold flowers growing against a small fence; lined in chartreuse satin.  The button is vintage, hand-painted czech glass; corresponding green shoulder cord.  This is the last of the Obi fabric.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $98.00




No. 770 – Black & Blue Kimono Obi

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Description:  Very understated vintage kimono silk displays a tiny geometric pattern in black and blue with a strip of grosgrain ribbon cascading the length of the bag; lined in black satin.  The button is ebony wood; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $102.00




No. 756 – Faux Fur on Vermilion Obi

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Description:  Luscious vintage red silk from Fukuro Obi is lined in a shimmering silver satin to complement the silvery faux fur on the flap;  magnet closure underneath; corresponding brilliant red shoulder cord.  Time to be fearless!

Size:  6 W  X  10 L inches

Price:  $92.00




No. 685 – Golden Arabesque Obi

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Description:  Vintage silk is woven of gold metallics in a range of tones, laid out in both geometry and arabesque designs; lined in gold satin.  The button is vintage black glass with a gold overlay and stamped “La Mode” on the back; corresponding gold shoulder cord.  Lots of bling here!

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $98.00




No. 661 – The Four Way Path Obi

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Description:  Vintage matte black silk presents a simple, low-key elegance with a stream meandering through mountains and flowers; lined in black satin.  The button is the “four way path” – vintage black bakelite stamped “Paristyle” on the back side; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $86.00




No. 823 – Shimmering Beige Camellia Obi

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Description:  Vintage silk from Fukuro Obi is a shimmering feast for the eyes – is it beige or gold or both, with a touch of silver added to the mix?  Hard to define all the subtleties at work in this fabric; lined in a soft beige-gold satin.  This bag features the Obi Tuck treatment with the flap slipping under the crossed fabric; corresponding muted bronze shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/4 L inches

Price:  $96.00




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