Obi Bags

RECHERCHE IS IN PARIS FROM MAY 20TH THROUGH MAY 28TH, 2017!

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

All inquiries will be addressed after Memorial Day week-end!  Thank you!

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




No. 783 – Flowers on Fences Obi

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Description:  Celebrating Pantone’s color of 2017 “Greenery”, here is vintage silk in the perfect yellow-green with the flap a riot of colorful orange flowers against a modest fence; lined in chartreuse satin.  The button is vintage, hand-painted, Czech glass; corresponding green shoulder cord.  A very happy expression of Spring!

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $98.00




No. 784 – Green Traditional Obi

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Description:  Venerable, vintage silk from Maru Obi combines all the beloved dark greens in pine trees, bamboo, little pools, with some white and gold as accent, lined in a dark olive to brown satin.  Hanging over the magnet closure, is a pendant celebrating a resin leaf hanging within a hammered brass oval; corresponding yellow-green shoulder cord.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $97.00




No. 782 – Black Ro ZigZag Obi

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Description:  Large zigzag pattern on summer-time vintage silk “ro” fabric makes a dramatic statement when lined in a gray-green shimmering satin.  The button is vintage, collectible, with the same gray green surrounding a pearlescent center “stone”; corresponding black shoulder cord.  Summer sophistication.

Size:  6 W  X  9 1/2 L inches

Price:  $114.00



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