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Obi Silk Sash -Canadian Museum for Textiles

Obi Silk Sash

obi sash
Obi Jacquard Silk -Japan 1920’s

Obi Sash
The obi was a simple narrow sash worn about the waist to hold the folds of the kimono in place.

Drawloom

The complex patterns demanded at the royal courts of Asia and Europe required warp threads to be drawn individually. This was accomplished by the invention of the Draw Loom. At least 2 people were needed to work the drawloom. The weaver and the assistants, called drawboys, who were told to pull the various combinations of pulleys

Kimono Exhibit

Kimonos

 

Ebay Finds

Vintage Japanese Wedding Kimono Silk Fabric Piece Falling Chrysanthemum Flowers - Current price: $6.64 - Auction

UN-USED SILK KIMONO BOLT:Dark Rose Pink Stripe / Chrysanthemum@KH54 - Current price: $7.67 - Auction

UN-USED SILK KIMONO BOLT:Classic Dark Pink Brown Wavy Stripe@KH32 - Current price: $6.38 - Auction

Vintage Japanese Wedding Kimono Obi Fabric Gold and Silver Rippling Water - Current price: $6.38 - Auction

JPI*Golden stream*Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric*Patchwork,panel - Current price: $5.58

Vintage Japanese Wedding Kimono Silk Fabric Piece Chrysanthemums and Clouds - Current price: $12.15 - Auction

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