This marvelous Fukuro obi
has stunning monochrome landscape painting with tiger design, which are woven.
Cut-velvet is added on the white parts of the tiger to emphasize the details of the pattern.
Interwoven metallic yarns make it look gorgeous.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Folding lines remain prominently.
Snags on the otaiko(square bow) and on the maegara (front pattern) and stains on the maegara are prominent when it's tied(A, 1st photo).
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has a bit of sense of use, please enjoy its peculiar design with dignity.