It's worn by women with many kind of Kimono.
If it has formal design (golden or glittering), it's worn with a semi-formal kimono.
So, Nagoya-Obi can be worn with all kind of kimono except most formal kimono,
it depend on their design.
It's around 30cm in width, and 340-360cm in length.
And, a half length of it is often folded over lengthwise and sewed.
At the beginning of 20 century,
Nagoya-Obi was born in Nagoya, the Aichi prefecture capital.
It was invented in same movement as Fukuro-Obi.
The most convincing candidate for inventor is Haruko KOSHIHARA,
a originator of a girl's high school "Nagoya Jyo-gakkou".
She was the first female member of the House of Representatives of Japan.
Date : Sep/17/2009
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