This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with dynamic "Matsu"(pine tree) pattern, which is woven and embroidered.
The embroidery works on pattern is three dimensional and beautifully shine.
The woven gold foiled threads elegantly shine.
Textile is exquisite soft silk.
The pattern is designed up side down to be tied with hikinuki knot style.
It is relatively short.(13'/396cm)
There is discoloration due to its age.
(See the 6th photo of flaw photos.)
There are folding lines( See the 2nd photo of flaw photos.), small snags.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Although it has some flaws due to its age, it is still very charming design which only vintage items have.