This is a vintage Maru obi
with building and the place name of each place to see from picture frame pattern, which is woven.
The pattern woven with gold foil threads is beautifully shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It has tiny snags throughout the edges.(photo A)
Corners of Tare are frayed.
It has holes on such as 'Maegara' (front patterned part).
It has a tiny snag, stain and slight folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It doesn't have enough strength for wearing
The wonderful textile could be useful for your handicraft of collection.
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