Nagoya Obi are a hybrid style. There are many variations of Nagoya obi. The typical style has the entire length that wraps around the body sewn in a half width permanently and the exact amount needed to make the ‘taiko’ shape in the back sewn full width. Nagoya obi are less formal and more comfortable because it is lighter.
This beautiful obi was made in beautiful embroidery of green, orange and white hexagon pattern on one side of the obi. Half of the obi is folded 6 inches wide and half 12 inches wide. The half width part is 91 inches long, the full width part is 39 inches long. Full length 140 inches. Only one piece!