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"Sumie Summer 1" Japanique Tapestry

"Sumie Summer 1" Japanique Tapestry

Narrow Obi Hanging

Regular price $33.00
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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan
This listing is for a display piece made from the narrow belt portion of a vintage Japanese nagoya-style obi. Nagoya obi are a challenge to display (because a third of it is 13"-14" wide and 2/3rds of it is folded over to half that width to make wrapping the belt portion easier). We separate the wide from the narrow portion and create two display pieces - one wide, one narrow. (Wide section listed separately.)

This tapestry comes from a summer obi, with a light linen-like feel in a soft sage green The design seems to be done with sumie ink - leaves and some sort of forked floral?

Light and airy but with a stiff inner lining that helps it keep its shape.

Similar patterning on the back but the piece is not reversible due to the folded over sleeve at the top.

We keep the conversion simple - basically cutting the obi, folding one end over to create a sleeve for a display rod, and stitching that in place. A simple chopstick was used in the photos (not included), because the tapestry is short and lightweight.
Length: 24.5"
Width: 6"
Condition: Excellent
Fiber: Silk
Technique: Painted
Colors: Sage Green, Gray
Motifs: Floral


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