This is a Sioze Nagoya obi
with dynamic ocean wave pattern on main side, which is dyed with Sumie ink.
It vibrant brush stroke is quite impressive.
It is reversible and on the other side, cheerful butterfly is dyed on Otaiko.
Textile is sioze silk, and it has crisp touch.
There is a signature of the dyer on both sides of the Tare end.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), wave side will show.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), butterfly side will show.
There is a tiny stain above Otaiko pattern, but it may not show when tied properly.
Both edges are smudged in full length.
Overall, it is in very good condition and can continue to be worn!
We would like you to enjoy both dynamic and charming sides of the obi!