Cream silk antique shibori obiage. Perfect to be worn as a neck scarf or head wrap, this obiage has a simple diagonal tie-dye pattern that gives it some stretch.
The obiage is created from a light-weight silk rinzu (damask) with a woven all-over sayagata or fretwork design interspersed with flower motifs. An obiage is a scarf-like obi accessory that is worn with a full width obi for ceremonial wear.
Shibori is a traditional manual resist dyeing technique in which tiny sections of light-weight silk are bound with thread to produce the design before dyeing. Learn more about the art of shiborihere