This glamorous vintage Nagoya obi
has romantic large rose and barn swallow pattern, which is colorfully embroidered.
Each one of them are neatly embroidered and shine gently.
Textile is glossy 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.
There are some fluffing threads caused by frays on the embroidered area.
There are some other flaws such as snags on the maegara(front pattern).
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Discoloration caused by patinas can be seen on the white patterned area although not indicated on the figure.
There are also two snags on the rose of the otaiko(square bow).
It has some flaws as describe due to its old age, but it still is a tie-able as vintage obi.
Please enjoy its appealing design with distinctive colors as the vintage it is!
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