This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with genjiguruma(wheel of royal cart) pattern, which is embroidered on the black background.
One threads by one threads, it was woven elaborately with shiny gold and silver coated threads and this piece has exceptionally gorgeous atmosphere.
Maegara(front patterned part) are in both side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara will show.
Textile is sleek shusu silk, and has very soft and sleek touch.
Beside discoloration due to its old age, there are some flaws such as slight folding lines and small snags.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It is in very good condition overall as a vintage item.
Please enjoy this tasteful design full of retro atmosphere.
* The item number on the figure says "284318", but that is wrong and the correct number is "284319".