This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with large flower circle motifs, which is woven.
The dynamic design which is characteristic of vintage item draw peoples attention.
Textile is exquisite soft silk with woven 'higaki'(cypress fence) pattern.
It is relatively short.(11'1"/337cm)
There are frays on the corners.
There are prominent discoloration and patinas on the motifs.
There are smudges on the both sides.
There are noticeable stains(A) on 'maegara' (front patterned part).
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right (Rotate obi clockwise), the other maegara will appear.
There are some other flaws such as stains and 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.