Obi Bags

No. 791 – Green Traditional Obi

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Description:  Beautiful vintage silk from venerable Maru Obi displays the classic forms of bamboo and flowers in many tones of green accented with soft gold; lined in a shimmering greenish gold textured lining.  The button is vintage, collectible, in a complimentary green celluloid overlay; corresponding bronzed coffee colored shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $111.00




No. 790 – Orange with Arabesque Obi

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Description:  Vintage silk from Fukuro Obi presents a light orange base with flowering and flowing arabesque designs in gold and silver; lined in gold satin.  Over the magnet closure hangs a vintage brass buckle piece stamped “Germany” on the back; corresponding gold shoulder cord.  A very joyous bag!

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $101.00




No. 671 – Black with Orange Tipped Leaves

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Description:  Fabulous vintage silk from Fukuro Obi combines geometrics in gold with leaves tipped in orange, while the lower front shimmers from black to gold; lined in black satin.  The button is a thick, vintage, black glass with faceted edge rimmed in gold; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $102.00




No. 727 – Rustic Obi with Tree Button

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Description:  Made from the vintage core of a Maru Obi, this bag has two inner compartments lined in off-white muslin.  The button is an actual tree hand-made into a button in the 1950s; corresponding jute shoulder cord.  Nice for wearing with linen and jeans in the summer.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $99.00




No. 788 – Purple with Camellia Obi

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Description:  If you love purple – this is IT!  Fabulous vintage silk from Fukuro Obi incorporates white camellias against purple and black geometrics punctuated with shots of fuchsia; lined in an equally stunning purple satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, black glass – domed with a tri-foil faceted center design; corresponding deep purple shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $111.00



No. 789 – Red with Bird Obi

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Description:  Gorgeous vintage silk from Fukuro Obi combines flowers and birds on a background of red woven with purple – there are many nuances in both reds and purples blended into the pattern; lined in a pomegranate satin.  The button is a large, vintage brass; corresponding redd-ish burgundy shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $98.00



No. 787 – Purple Arabesque Obi

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Description:  Beautiful subtle vintage silk Obi displays large flowers and leaves in a discreetly darker shade of purple; lined in gorgeous plum satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, silver, metal filigree with an ornate pattern to complement the fabric’s design; corresponding plum colored shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $99.00



No. 785 – Gray Stream Abstract Obi

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Description:  This is a more modern silk Fukuro Obi in a stunning abstract of black, charcoal, gray and pale gold presented as a flowing stream; lined in shimmering silver satin.  The button is vintage and collectible; it is a large, brass “twinkle” with steel cut embellishments in the center flower; corresponding pewter colored shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $118.00




No. 786 – Rose Lotus Obi

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Description:  Vintage black silk satin provides a “frame” around the silver and gold geometrics combined with stunning rose-colored lotus flowers in full bloom; lined in black satin. The button (which picked up a little of the overhead lighting – this is not a flaw in the button), is a vintage, domed, faceted, black glass with the facets echoing the fabric’s geometrics; corresponding black shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $107.00



No. 759 – Faux Fur with Silver Tweed Obi

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Description:  Not exactly a Spring item, but added for future consideration as the year wends on toward The Holidays.  This is another in a small series of Obi Bags displaying faux fur on the flaps over magnetic closures.  This particular one has a base of vintage silver “tweed” silk from a Fukuro Obi; lined in black satin.  The shoulder cord is of metallic silver.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $94.00




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