Vintage silk obi cushions

Ref: LV 1415

A set of three cushions handmade from a
vintage spider chrysanthemum Kiku design silk obi
woven with real gilt and silver thread
Backed with vintage kimono silk
Japanese Mid-Showa Period circa 1955

Size: 11 ¼ x 17 ½ in / 28.5 x 44.5 cm

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

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