OB2914 RARE TAISHO SILK MARU OBI, WHITE EAGLE/WAVES/PINES
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Taisho Era or Early Showa 1920's-1930s
Width 12 1/2 inches (31.8 cms )
Length 160 inches ( 400 cms )
This is a spectacular, rare piece, a woven silk maru obi with dramatic design of a White Eagle in pines over the waves. In all my years dealing in Japanese textiles I've never seen a maru obi depicting a white eagle. The silk is textured and colours are outstanding. Wonderful collector's item!
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