Red Camellia Obi Silk, Bolt of 5.2 yards #DS1220-06

  • $165.00


Heavy ivory silk with bright dark true red, vivid green and coppery gold.  In the background is a cherry tree about to bloom, in the same warm copper-gold. All done with jacquard, not a print. Dynamic and gorgeous, the camellias are 6" wide and the colors on the ivory silk are perfect. The company whose artisans created this fabric is now closed - this is vintage silk - but was famous in Nishijin and throughout Japan for very high quality and lush use of real gold Haku thread. The original gold labels are still sewn on and certify it is from that company. Perfect condition obi silk. Japan.  

Here's how this 13.5" wide, 187" long obi silk bolt lays out:

46" plain ivory, no design.

82" with design.

42" plain ivory, no design.

17" with design. 

Sold by the bolt.