Asian Tribal Art - Sakiori obi, Japan

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Sakiori obi, Japan

Here are two sakiori obi from Japan. Woven from strips of old silk or cotton kimonos with a cotton or bast fiber weft, these beautiful sashes are sold separately and described below.  Early 20th century. 

Left: Black, turquoise and cream are spiked with silver in this sash measuring 7" wide by 129" long. In perfect shape with fringed ends.  #9820  $300 

Right: Very finely woven strips in this rainbow of subdued colors: purple, mustard, khaki and gray. It measures 7.5" wide by 130" long, and is without damage. #9819  $300  

Sakiori obi, Japan, detail
Sakiori obi, Japan, detail two

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