This is a vintage Maru obi
with impressive phoenix
and 'kiri'(paulownia) design, which is woven.
The vibrant pattern emerges out against the sedate background.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft and slight nubby touch.
Soft lining is added inside.
It is relatively short.155.12in(394cm)
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It has discoloration by ages overall.
(refer to the 2nd flaws photo)
Although not shown on the photo and the sheet, it also has patinas overall.
Though not indicated, it has a rather large stain around the center of the star and circle mark on the sheet.
Although not shown on the photo, the smudges is especially prominent on the plain part.
It has some other flaws such as folding lines.
(refer to the 1st flaws photo)
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Though it has some flaws, please enjoy its retro and graceful design.