Sageo are cords, usually silk or cotton, used to secure the saya (scabbard) to the obi (waistband). There are several variations in wrapping sageo on the saya for display. These are the two most commonly used methods of wrapping the sageo on the saya for display. These wraps can be used for katana, wakizashi or tanto. The sageo on tachi is wrapped in a more complicated manner.
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