Silk obi fabric from a used obi which I have unpicked/deconstructed for recycling purposes.


Obi type: Fukuro - This one is made up of two patterns.

Colour: The top - Gold, black, white and brown. 

Technique : Woven. 

Condition: Very good for a used item its hardly used, a few fold lines but no other marks.

Fabric: Silk and metallic thread.

Design: One side is ornate with birds and flowers in a tile pattern.

Lining:  A repeating pattern of diamond motif in black and gold.

Age: Unknown.

Origin: Japan.


Approx Size:

Lengths: 50 cm, 100 cm or 150 cm

Width: 30 cm
Weight: 100 g (50 cm x 30 cm piece)


If you require more of the black and gold diamond pattern, please see separete listing SKU No. OBIF0007


Please read additional info section.

Any questions on this item please feel free to contact me.

Thank you!

Obi fabric - Fukuro Obi - Silk/Metallic - Upcycle - Gold and black - Used

PriceFrom £11.00
    • Obi is the sash/belt worn around the waist of a kimono and can be 4 metre's long with widths around 30 cm. There are many different types of obi but I mainly sell Fukuro or Maru fabric unless stated otherwise.
    • Fukuro Obi are generally made up of two pieces of fabric sewn together like a very long table runner with a plain or pattern section in the middle simular to the reverse fabric.
    • Maru obi are usually one piece folded in half and sewn down one side so you get patterned fabric on both sides.
    • Unlike kimono fabric which is lightweight, obi fabric is much more firm and has a luxurious look which would be ideal for home decor projects, like cushions and table runners, also handbags.
    • With vintage or secondhand fabrics on some occasions you may find a small imperfection which is to be expected with these types of fabrics. If it was a significant imperfection I would mention it in the listing.
    • Items are not washable, please consult professional dry cleaners for advice if required or do a test sample before washing.