This is a vintage nagoya obi
with motif of 'tsuzumi'(Japanese drum) and origami crane which is embroidered elaborately.
One side of belt has maegara( the patterned part of belt part, which will be the belly part when it is tied )
Textile is black shusu silk and has soft and smooth touch.
There are some rather prominent snags on the motif of otaiko. It has whitish stains near maegara. However as a whole, it is in very good condition and will make a wonderful match with vintage kimono! Please check details with photos and the figure.
*Tare part 11.8 in ( 30 cm) x 44.5 in ( 113 cm)
Belt part 5.9 in ( 15 cm) x 88.2 in ( 224 cm)
*Approx background color - black
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft, □ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )