"IN FLIGHT " SHOGATSU VINTAGE JAPANESE OBI SILK FABRIC
This beautiful Crane in Flight Obi fabric piece is a medium weight wheat colored with a gold woven though out the design with orange and gold and red Peony and Chrysanthemum flowers , Ume (plum) branches and a stylised Pine tree and Shoji screen . This is a traditional Japanese Shogatsu ( new year ) Obi design . This piece is medium weight , it has 6 small cuts on the outside seam which is usual in forming the Obi to fit the body . This piece is very old circa 50's and has a slight stain runining down the seam on the right hand side but is in good condition . You are bidding on a 11"x16"piece of fabric , the piece is actually 13"x!7 wide but you are bidding on what you see inside the seam mark . As different monitors vary slightly , the color in the picture may vary slightly from that of the photo (check out /catalog/wdnut/excerpt/color_names.html for the html color and their respective RGB values). These pictures were taken with flash so do not truly show the real beauty of this piece .
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