OB2844 SUPER RARE MEIJI SILK MARU OBI, PLUMP SPARROWS AND BAMBOO
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Meiji Era 1880's-1890's
Width 12 1/4 inches ( 31.1 cms )
Length 152 inches ( 381.2 cms )
This is a rare piece, a woven silk maru obi from the Meiji Era. The design is extraordinary, stylised plump sparrows with bamboo and snow. The sparrows are almost early cartoons! I've never seen an obi quite like this one! Wonderful collector's item!
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