This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with bold genjiko(ancient Japanese incense game), kikyo 'bell flower', and 'hagi'(bush clover) pattern, which is finely embroidered and has glossy touch.
Textile is glossy 'Shusu'(satin).
Maegara is only on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
Maegara has prominent stains. (sorry no photos) (please refer to 13 the photo)
White areas of the embroidery is discolored.
It has some other flaws as shown on photos.
Please see photos for details.
Due to its old age, it has some flaws, but it is a very charming piece to wear.
We would like you to enjoy this retro design.
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