Black and Gold Obi
20th century Japanese woven silk brocade sash. Abstract design with black ground flanked by exquisite idealized gold cloud formations. Originally used in the Kubuki in a thinner belt style, as the obi became wider by wearers it became fashionable with the populace. The obi represents politeness and elegance.
Circa: 20th Century
Material: Silk and metallic thread
Dimensions: 162" x11'25"
Inventory number: TX4718