This is a Nagoya obi
with a design of unique 'kikko ' (tortoise shell), which is woven on the deep color shading background.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft and glossy touch.
It has small, but prominent yellowish patina-like stains on tare (A) and bottom otaiko (This part can be hidden positionally.).
There are uneven lines of weaving on otaiko patterned part. (B)
It has burls on both sides of maegara( front patterned part). (C)
There are other flaws.
Please check detail photos.
However, if these small flaws mentioned do not bother you, it still may be tied!