5378: Silk Table-Runner From Vintage Japanese Maru-obi, Peonies,Plum Blossom,46"

5378 table runner from vintage maruobi, 46 inches view

Catalog #5378

5378, table runner made from obi tapestry brocade silk with gold metallic threads

Accessories and Decor Items
Made from Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 Peonies & Plum Blossom Brocade Obi Silk Table-Runner, with cotton backing liner

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.9 cm
Length: 46 inches (115.8cm)

US$39.00 

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree:  A surprise mixed in with some kimonos from a Japanese kimono cleaner (see 'Arai-Hari' below); Lovely, clean fine silk table runner with cotton fabric backing. Made from a high quality obi, probably an upper-end maruobi, the most decorative type obi(sash); age is estimated, probably 60's or earlier; Found in lots from Arai Hari (special Japanese kimono cleaner -- see info on Arai-Hari HERE from John Marshall, expert on Japanese textiles).

Fabric Type:  Thick high-quality heavily woven silk brocaded and interwoven, some metallic gold thread at places; background is orange-vermillion (also called shuiro); other colors: peach, white,burnished gold, a few small black accents; Large Peonies with pum blossoms and other tradtional background fields evocative of shibori dotted look.

Measurements:  Width: 13.75 inches / 34.9 cm; Length: 46 inches (115.8cm)

Condition: Excellent for its age, clean and ready to use.

$ 39.00

5378: Silk Table-Runner From Vintage Japanese Maru-obi, Peonies,Plum Blossom,46"