This lavishing vintage Maru obi
has marvelous embroidery pattern of beautiful butterfly and gorgeous flowers, such as sakura 'cherry blossom', tachibana(Japanese citrus), or shobu (iris).
Shiny silver coated threads are woven finely throughout the background of Kanodo shibori dyed fabric.
Textile is silk, and it has soft and slightly textured touch.
Embroideries are placed both sides of Otaiko and Maegara, and each side has a different pattern.
Pattern on photo 2 is placed upside down, and it is suitable for hikinuki knot style.
It has some flaws as shown on photos and seems well worn, however, they are not too disturbing.
It definitely can be worn!
Please see photos for details.
*Approx background color - HTML code ( E16D61)
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )