This is a vintage Maru obi
with lovely parrot and flower pattern, which is woven.
Gold and silver foil threads woven in the pattern are gracefully shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has rather crisp touch.
Its length is rather short. 380cm(12'4")
The pattern is set upside down, and it's to be tied in 'hikinuki' style.
Some considerably large and dark stains can be seen.
It has smudges on both edges in full length.
It has a dyestuff. (A)
It has patinas partly.
It has other flaws such as stains and slight folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
This piece is not suitable to tie, because of the prominent stains.
However, please enjoy its charming vintage design!