Vintage silk obi cushions

Ref: LV 1884

A pair of cushions handmade from a vintage
chrysanthemum (Kiku) and hexagon (Kikko)
design silk obi woven with real gilt thread
Backed with vintage kimono silk
Japanese Mid-Showa Period circa 1950

Size: 11 ½ x 17 ¼ in / 29 x 44 cm

£295.00 for the pair

Obi, meaning sash, is a belt for traditional Japanese kimono which frequently depict a variety of symbols. These cushions are embroidered with chrysanthemums, also known as Kiku, a traditional and auspicious Japanese symbol of regal beauty, rejuvenation and longevity and a tortoiseshell hexagonal pattern, Kikko, which also represents longevity.

 

 

 

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