This is a Fukuro obi
with a design of trees lush with leaves and flowers, which are woven with Wanaori technique.
Its fluffy loop velvet woven style gives it marvelous three dimensional look.
Sparkling foil threads used in the pattern makes this obi suitable for a formal usage.
This beautiful piece is woven by Kondaya-Genbei, one of the very famous obi weavers in Japan.
Length is 470cm(15'5"in), rather long.
Both ends are open, and it does not have a stiff lining inside.
To complete as a wearable obi, additional $40-$50 is needed. (please ask us)
It does not have any folding lines, and it seems unworn.
It has no noticeable flaws, and it is in very good condition overall.
Overall, it is in very good condition and can continue to be worn as a formal obi!