This obi belt inspiration is from Wafuku (Japanese style kimono clothing). Kimono is a waking art gallery and obi is always very important part of kimono and there is more lavish than the kimono itself.
Part of the pleasure of wearing obi belt is that you can chose your own distinctive style. This belt can be like a little jewel, as important a choice as a special occasion accessary. Enjoy a little bit of Geisha look!
This belt is reversible and free size.
One of kind.
measurements: 24" length x 5" high (61cm x
98" (250cm) from end to end
This obi belt is handmade from hand dyed using the yuzen technique (waxy material placed all over except where they wanted the dye. Then it would be dyed and washed off and the process repeated until all colors in the whole piece were finished) 1940's antique Japanese crepe silk kimono with a part gold cord hand embroidered and hand painted. Black silk obi lining.
Purple crepe silk kimono tie.
( Crepe silk is not as shiny as other silk it is slightly matte and soft, beautiful drape )