This is a lovely vintage maru obi
with wonderful shippou-tsunagi pattern in the both sides, which is dyed with shibori
Textile is silk with damask effect (rinzu) of check pattern, and it also has dot-in-diamond pattern of shibori(tie-dye).
It has some prominent stains and it is discolored at places.
It has some other flaws as photos and figure show, but as a whole it is in very good condition.
*Approx background color - ivory
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )