This is a vintage Maru obi
with a pattern of such as flying crane, 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum), 'Shou-chiku-bai'( pine tree, bamboo and ume blossom) and kaede (maple leaf), which is woven.
The chic colors show graceful atmosphere.
Textile is silk and jinken(rayon) blend and has relatively crisp touch.
It is relatively short.155.91in(396cm)
The pattern is designed up side down to be tied with hikinuki knot style.
It seems like the original owner of this obi enjoyed many fancy bow.
So that there are folding lines and wrinkles through out.
It has frays on both corners and throughout the edges.
It has prominent discoloration overall.
It has some other flaws such as tiny snags.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Unfortunately, it is no longer in wearable condition due to the weaken fabric.
However, it is still charming design which we would like you to enjoy.
*The actual background color is darker one than the photos.