This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with designs of colorful 'tsuzumi'(Japanese hand drum) and wave, which are embroidered. (Designs are on only one side.)
Also, mountain pattern is woven on the background.
Its dynamic designs are eye-catching.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The obi has one side patterned at the front part when it is tied.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara will show.
Tare corners are frayed.
It has smudges on both edges overall.
There are rather prominent stains and patinas such as above Kaikiri line.
It is rather prominently discolored overall.
Also, there are other stains and a rather noticeable folding line.
Please check detail photos.
Though it has some flaws by ages, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its dynamic fashion of vintage!