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Fukuro-Obi


Fukuro-Obi

Fukuro-Obi is a formal Obi.

It's worn by women with a formal kimono.
But if it has casual design, it's worn with a casual kimono.
A casual Fukuro-Obi is called "Share Fukuro-Obi".


Share Fukuro-Obi
(Share Fukuro-Obi)


So, Fukuro-Obi can be worn with all kind of kimono except Yukata,
it depend on their design.

It's around 30cm in width, and 400-420cm in length.
But recent years, with Japanese women's height is becoming higher,
length of Fukuro-Obi is becoming longer.
It's around 450cm length now.



Fukuro-Obi was born as a substitute of Maru-Obi, at the latter part of 19 century.

At that time, "the clothes improvement movement" was arising all over Japan.
Many people were thinking about way to adapt Maru-Obi to more easily and lightly.



           Date : Sep/17/2009



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