Impressive wall hangin Obi Belt with original tie. Is silk and metal fabric 13 inches wide by 11 feet long. Obi, a belt tied around the waist of woman's Kimono to hold it in place is now necessary item when wearing Kimono. Because the kimono is representative of Japan's culture and heritage, which is why you see the ladies working at the Japanese embassies wearing kimonos while receiving guests at receptions during important occasions and special holidays. This Obi Belt is an amazing decorative wall hanging. The colors are unique and impressive.