This is a vintage Maru obi
with wonderful art deco style design, which is dyed.
Some parts are added embroidery.
Its design is wonderful feature of Taisho kimono!
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft and comfortable touch.
It is designed as hikinui( upside down).
It has slight discoloration all over for its old age.
Embroidery of otaiko part has some snags of embroidery.
Tare end has two pin holes, and another end is unpicked.
It has some other flaws as photos and figure show, but as a whole it is in very good condition.
*Approx background color - black
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )