Obi Totes

No. 108 – Obi Tote – Golden Stream

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

obi tote 108Description:  Vintage silk from two Obi sashes:  the pocket from a venerable Maru and the body from a vintage Fukuro Obi.  This bag is fully padded, lined in a shimmering gold on brown satin.  The outside pocket is fastened by a gorgeous vintage brass button containing a mother of pearl center stone; two 25-inch soft gold shoulder cords.

Size:  11 W  X  15 L inches

Price:  $75.00



No. 115 – Obi Tote – Grape Seigaiha

Friday, September 9th, 2016

obi-tote-115Description:  Vintage burgundy silk provides the background for the repeating arches pattern known as seigaiha – in this case lots of geometry woven in metallic threads enhances the arcs.  The tote is fully padded, including the outer pocket, and lined in a shimmering burgundy satin.  The button is vintage, collectible; it is square and resembles a diorama, with little trinkets trapped under some type of resin – stamped “Astor” and “50” on the back.  There are two soft gold 25-inch cord handles.

Size:  11 W  X  15 L inches

Price:  $75.00


No. 111 – Obi Tote – Lavender Lotus

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

obi tote 111Description:  The very last of this gorgeous vintage silk Obi fabric is a delicate lavender with a flowing stream pattern including lotus flowers, arranged across the top.  The bag is padded, has a large inner compartment and one outer pocket, and is lined in shimmering silver satin.  The ornament is a tagua nut mixed with siver beads and topped with a dainty silver button; two 25-in charcoal cord handles.

Size:  12 1/2 W  X  15 L inches

Price:  $75.00


No. 95 – Obi Tote – Brown with Flower Medallions

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Description:  Rich milk chocolate antique silk displays a tone on tone pattern intermixed with embroidered medallions of flowers  in rich tones; lined in soft gold satin.  Both the outer pocket and the body of the tote are fully padded; two 25-inch deep navy blue cord handles

Size:  11 W  X  15 L inches

Price:  $65.00