This graceful Nagoya obi
has 'ume'(Japanese plum), bamboo leaves, and dragonfly pattern, which is woven.
Textile is soft shusu and has shinny smooth touch.
This fabric is woven in China and has seams on the triangle top.
Slight stains(B) can be seen on the middle of 'otaiko'(square bow).
It has uneven lines of weaving in places(C) as well.
There are some other flaws such as patinas and folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It might be difficult to say it's suitable for formal occasions, but enjoyable piece in daily use or kimono dressing practice.
*Tare part 12.2 in ( 31 cm) x 39.0 in ( 99 cm)
Belt part 5.9 in ( 15 cm) x 100.8 in ( 256 cm)
*Approx background color - beige
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )