This is an elegant Hon Fukuro obi
with exotic facing two zuicho(birds that are precursor for the auspicious occurrence) and karabana 'imaginary flower in china' pattern, which is woven against purplish navy color background.
Textile is silk, and it has soft touch.
There are two woven marks on Tare end.
It has small snags as shown on photos, but they do not stand out when tied.
It has some other flaws, such as a slight folding line, as shown on photos.
Please see photos for details.
Although it does not mention on photos, there are small whitish mold spots on Otaiko area, but they should hide when tied.
Although it has some flaws as mentioned, it still is a very charming item to wear!
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