This alluring vintage Nagoya obi
has kiku(chrysanthemum) design like a fireworks, which is dynamically embroidered.
Textile is sleek shusu silk, and has very soft and sleek touch.
Maegara(front patterned part) is in one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
Coatings on metallic threads used on Tare end, otaiko(square bow), and maegara(front pattern) have been rubbed off even the figure show only tare area.
Frays of the embroidered threads(2nd photo) can be seen on the otaiko(square bow) and maegara(front pattern).
There are a few other flaws such as snag.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Although not indicated, there are some other flaws such as folding lines, seam on the tesaki, and tiny stains on the otaiko(square bow).
Please enjoy its retro and cute design!