Obi Bags

No. 728 – Mahogany Arabesque Obi

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Vintage silk Nagoya Obi has morphed to a deep mahogany field due to chemical changes in the silk dye from being in storage for years.  This chemistry provides a rich background for the black flowering arabesque design on the fabric; lined in black satin.  To compound the luxe, the collectible vintage black glass button is not only faceted but etched providing both a matte finished edge surrounding a faceted shiny center; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Very sophisticated.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $125.00



No. 765 – Burgundy Scrolls Obi

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Vintage silk from kimono bolt presents a burgundy field with scroll work in gray outlined with black to accentuate all the curlicues; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, smoky mother of pearl; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Speaks to Fall going on into Winter very nicely!

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $98.00




No. 750 – Golden Geisha Princess Obi

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Two vintage silk Fukuro Obis combine, with the repeating pattern acting as a frame for the languishing geisha; lined in gold satin.  The collectible button is antique silvered brass with a japanned back; corresponding gold shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $112.00




No. 770 – Black & Blue Kimono Obi

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Description:  Vintage kimono silk combines black and blue in a subtle repeating geometry, with black grosgrain adding a touch of texture; lined in black satin.  The button is a piece of black ebony wood; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Sleek and understated.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $102.00




No. 788 – Purple Abstract Obi

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Description:  Extremely exciting combination of geometric forms with grasses and leaves in purples, black and fuchsias; lined in a delicious purple satin.  the button is vintage collectible, black faceted glass; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Lots of “Wow” here!

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $111.00




No. 799 – Phoenix in Flight Obi

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Description:  Fabulously vibrant olive green from Fukuro Obi displays the beloved phoenix in flight amid flowers and lots of golden leaves; lined in a brilliant green satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, brass dusted with silver; corresponding bright green shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 3/4 L inches

Price:  $112.00




No. 798 – Blue Dragon Obi

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Description:  Another of the hard to fine venerable vintage Maru Obi displays a happy dragon against a blue field, while the body of the bag is covered in flowers and matsu (pines); lined in shimmering bronze satin.  The button is vintage domed brass with a triangulated center; corresponding bronze shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  10 L inches

Price:  $114.00




No. 406 – Black Faille-Look Obi

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Description:  Vintage black silk ro from Nagoya Obi gives the appearance of faille in a subtle understatement, lined in black satin.  The button is modern French, with the grid appearing in silver over an undertone of bronze; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  5 3/4 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $91.00




No. 644 – Mustard Maru Obi

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Description:  Venerable vintage Maru Obi displays the classic matsu (pine tree) with scatterings of flowers, all in a green to mustard coloration; lined in an olive green satin.  The button is vintage brass with the marbling inside the rim picking up the mustard tone in the fabric; corresponding bronze tone shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $90.00




No. 795 – Calla Lilies Obi

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Description:  Exciting primary colors combine against vintage black silk in a composition of large overlapping calla lilies, accented with gold; lined in black satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, faceted black glass; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $99.00




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