This brilliant Nagoya obi
has classical bank of cloud pattern, which is woven with gold foil threads.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft and glossy touch.
It is woven by Kawashima Weaving Co, one the most famous obi weavers.
One side of maegara( front patterned part) has patinas (A).
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), this side is on back side.
Also, there are patinas in places of otaiko and blank part of bodice.
It has other flaws.
Please check detail photos.
It has a worn-out feeling overall, but please enjoy this graceful piece on vintage kimonos!
*Tare part 12.4 in ( 31.5 cm) x 44.5 in ( 113 cm)
Belt part 6.3 in ( 16 cm) x 94.1 in ( 239 cm)
*Approx background color - HTML code ( B1503F)