[Special about this product]
Gotohimo is a OBIJIME* established by the late Goto, an Edo Kumihimo(braided cord)* craftsman and holder of intangible cultural assets.
•Famous for being the first kumihimo used for the strap of zori (Japanese sandals) presented to the imperial family.
•Beautiful hand-knit finish using high quality silk threads and is very comfortable and "easy to fasten and hard to loosen".
•The key to its popularity is its well-balanced and exquisite use of color and elegant but unique designs in line with the trends of the times.
•Very useful because standard obijime it can be worn with any kimono and in any season.
•Color: Dark Purple / White and Purple
One half is plain dark purple, almost black, and the other half is designed with a geometric pattern in white and reddish purple.
≪About the tussel≫
The tassels are cut straight from the thread. They are not very durable, as the ends of the threads will unravel over time. However, its greatest feature is its "suppleness".
•Comes in a box.
Made in Japan
Total length: approx. 62.6”(not including the tassels)
Width: approx. 0.5"
Thickness: approx. 0.1"
Length of the tassel: approx. 2"
Box size: approx. 11.2" (length) x 1.8" (width) x 1.6" (height)
*OBIJIME:Decorative string used to hold a OBI (kimono sash) in place
* Edo Kumihimo(braided cord): Pure silk kumihimo(braided cord). In the Edo period, kumihimo was used for armors and other items, and was developed as an ornament by the common people of the time by incorporating fashionable patterns.
*Hiragumi Type: A general term for obijime that are braided flat. In addition to plain and reversible patterns, geometric, floral, and other fine patterns can be expressed by flat braids. Folding and tying the obi together creates a beautiful finish.
*Please note that the color of the product can look slightly different depending on the environment such as the computer screen.