This is a vintage black nagoya obi
with stunning shishi
(lion) pattern finely embroidered.
The pattern is themed from 'shakkyou', a Noh
The pattern expresses a scene in which shishi
runs across a bridge surrounded with blooming peonies.
Textile is smooth black syusu, and it's soft.
The shusu fabric is remarkably frayed in many places, and the tare end is torn.
It's no longer wearable.
Please enjoy this enchanting piece in handicraft work.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
*Tare part 11.8 in ( 30 cm) x 44.1 in ( 112 cm)
Belt part 6.3 in ( 16 cm) x 53.5 in ( 136 cm)
*Approx background color - black
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )