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[Blue-gray braided obijime cord]

[Blue-gray braided obijime cord]
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obijime | cord
L: 51 in, W: 0.5 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 obijime : silk ; 51 x 0.5 in.

Blue-gray silk obijime (obi cord) braided in six rows with tassels (1.5 in.) at ends. Cord is 48 in. Tassels are a blend of blue-gray and light brown threads.

Obijime is a cord tied at the front of the obi that complements obi and kimono.

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