This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with 'Matsu'(pine tree) , 'kiri'(paulownia) and phoenix
pattern, which is woven.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
There are kaikiri lines on both ends, it can be tied also in Hikinuki style.
It seems like the original owner of this obi enjoyed many different styles of tying.
So that there are folding lines from the tare to the tesaki end.
Although not indicated on the figure, it has slight discoloration.
It has some other flaws such as fray, and not suitable for wearing.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Please enjoy this graceful piece for your wonderful handicraft material or interior decor.