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


Obi type: Fukuro middle section

Colour:  Dark teal

Condition: Very good for a used fabric some fold and crease marks. No Stains

Fabric: Silk.

Design: Plain

Lining: Plan, dark teal.

Age:  1980 - 1990.

Origin: Japan.


Approx Size:

Lengths: 50 cm (if you want 100 cm please select 2 of 50 cm and it will come as one piece (subject to availabilty).

Width: 30cm.
Weight: 60 g 50 cm


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Thank you!

Obi fabric - Fukuro - Upcycle - Middle section - Plain - Used - Dark Teal

    • 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.