This is a cute vintage Nagoya obi
with lovely flower design, which is finely embroidered on the background with grains.
The elaborate embroidery work has glossy look.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara will show.
It has rather prominent patinas and discoloration.
It has prominent stains on otaiko(square bow) area and 'Maegara' (front patterned part).
It has wrinkles -like lines on the belt part.
(refer to the 2nd flaws photo/indicated as folding lines)
There are some other flaws such as smudges on the edges.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has many flaws by ages, it's still wearable enough.
Please enjoy wearing the retro design as a vintage!