This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with charming check pattern, which is dyed.
There are lovely bird and 'hana karakusa' (flower arabesque) in the squares.
Textile is plain silk, and it has soft touch.
It's lined with purple silk fabric.
There are some seam lines on the narrow belt part.
Also, discoloration can be seen in some places.
About halfway up the tare part, the right edge is frayed with some holes.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
*It is remade from other kimono fabric.
*Tare part 11.2 in ( 28.5 cm) x 40.2 in ( 102 cm)
Belt part 5.5 in ( 14 cm) x 88.2 in ( 224 cm)
*Approx background color - HTML code (9f3546)
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft, □Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )