Japanese Fukuro Obi  12"x 156" (showing a 12"x 94" decorated section)  Gold & silver brocading on silk. Cranes, butterflies, mums, & paulownia leaves.  The metallic brocading in this obi is more gold than the photo suggests, w/ more "sparkle." Excellent condition $ 245

Japanese Fukuro Obi 12"x 156" (showing a 12"x 94" decorated section) Gold & silver brocading on silk. Cranes, butterflies, mums, & paulownia leaves. The metallic brocading in this obi is more gold than the photo suggests, w/ more "sparkle." Excellent condition $ 245

Antique Japanese Purple Silk Padded Satin Stitch Embroidery Chrysanthemum Kimono Close up.

Antique Japanese Purple Silk Padded Satin Stitch Embroidery Chrysanthemum Kimono Close up.

japanese traditional 'fukuro' obi belt. Lavish use of gold and silver threads in hand embroidered and painted chrysanthemum flowers and golden leaf motif. 1930s, silk brocaide. Frequently these obi were more expensive than the kimonos they adorned.

japanese traditional 'fukuro' obi belt. Lavish use of gold and silver threads in hand embroidered and painted chrysanthemum flowers and golden leaf motif. 1930s, silk brocaide. Frequently these obi were more expensive than the kimonos they adorned.

Japanese Fukuro Obi  !2"x 160½"  Decorated section:  12"x 102"  Black silk satin brocaded with rose and red silks, along with gold and silver-gray metallics.

Japanese Fukuro Obi !2"x 160½" Decorated section: 12"x 102" Black silk satin brocaded with rose and red silks, along with gold and silver-gray metallics.

Silk kimono, early 20th century, Japan. MET Museum (Gift of Alfred and Doris Klein, 1976)

Silk kimono, early 20th century, Japan. MET Museum (Gift of Alfred and Doris Klein, 1976)

Obi. I need traditional Japanese textiles in the house. Gorgeous works of art in thread.

Vintage Japanese Silk Brocade Fukuro Obi - Dark Eggplant w/ Gold/Red Kiri/Kikko- Excellent

Obi. I need traditional Japanese textiles in the house. Gorgeous works of art in thread.

Koi or more specifically Nishikigoi (brocaded carp), are ornamental varieties of domesticated common carp (Cyprinus carpio) that are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens. In Japanese, koi is a homophone for another word that means "affection" or "love"; koi are therefore symbols of love and friendship in Japan.

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Koi or more specifically Nishikigoi (brocaded carp), are ornamental varieties of domesticated common carp (Cyprinus carpio) that are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens. In Japanese, koi is a homophone for another word that means "affection" or "love"; koi are therefore symbols of love and friendship in Japan.

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