This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with a design of 'matsu'(pine tree) and 'sasa'(bamboo grass), which is embroidered on the shibori (tie-dye) wisteria color background.
Embroideries can be seen on otaiko, Tare end and maegara( front patterned part).
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft, but textured touch.
Its length is rather short. 330cm=129.9in
It has discoloration overall, mainly on otaiko pattern and Tare end.
Also, there are smudges on both edges overall.
Color becomes dim, because of discoloration. (A)
It has frays and rather prominent stains on Tare end.
Also, there are snags.
Please check detail photos.
It has aged feeling overall, but it still can be tied on vintage Kimonos!
Please enjoy its distinctive fashion!