This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with traditional 'tsuzumi' (Japanese hand drum) design, which is woven.
Cloud motif is woven with silver foil threads, and they shine gracefully.
Textile is silk and jinken(rayon) blend and it's soft and glossy.
It has discolorations on its base due to its old age, and frays are seen on hem part. (refer the 1st flaws photo)
Prominent patinas are seen on the triangle part. (refer the 5th flaws photo)
Please see more photos and a figure for other flaws such as loose threads on kaikiri lines.
Though, it has some flaws, we would like you to enjoy glamorous design of its old age.
*Tare part 12.2 in ( 31 cm) x 44.5 in ( 113 cm)
Belt part 6.1 in ( 15.5 cm) x 89.8 in ( 228 cm)
*Approx background color - HTML code ( 9fd0c9)