This is a vintage summer Ro Nagoya obi
with enchanting morning glory pattern, which is embroidered elaborately.
Textile is ro (summer sheer fabric - jinken), and has soft and slightly textured touch.
It has several patinas on otaiko pattern area as photo B shows.
It also has stains as shown on photo A on leaf on Otako pattern.
Because of its old age, it seems that the whole item is slightly discolored. (just slightly)
Please see photos for details.
Overall, it is in very good condition.
*Tare part 11.8 in ( 30 cm) x 44.1 in ( 112 cm)
Belt part 5.9 in ( 15 cm) x 96.9 in ( 246 cm)
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