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[Khaki braided objime cord with feather design]

[Khaki braided objime cord with feather design]
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obijime | cord
L: 53 in, W: 0.5 in

, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 obijime : silk ; 53 x 0.5 in.

Khaki silk braided obijime (obi cord) with feather design (5 feathers) woven into the braid on one side. Cord is 50.5 in. with 1.25 in. tassels on each end.

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

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