This is an elegant Fukuro obi
with a design of phoenix
on stream, which is embroidered with fine Sagara embroidery technique.
Textile is exquisite silk with woven silver thread and has soft touch.
The length is rather long. 177.17in(450cm)
Beside the prominent stains on otaiko(square bow) (refer the 1st flaws photo) , it has worn-out feeling such as relatively prominent folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Unfortunately, the Obi could not be tied on formal occasions.
Please enjoy this elegant design from Japanese classical motif.