This is a Hon Fukuro obi
with sheep and butterfly design, which is woven by Tatsumura Textile co., ltd, one of the most leading textile companies in Japan.
Foil threads included in the design twinkle elegantly.
There is woven designer's name, 'Heizo Tatsumura' on the tare end.
Patinas can be seen overall, and will be noticeable when tied.(refer to the 3rd flaw photo)
It has some other flaws such as folding lines and smudges on both edges.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
We would like you to enjoy its impressive design.
The first generation Heizo Tatsumura is known for an authority of reconstruction of ancient fragment, and he raised his work created by the collection of the skill of the texture to the level of the art textile.
There are three weaving factories, 'Tatsumura Art Textile', 'Tatsumura Textile', and 'Koho Tatsumura', inherited from the first Heizo.
They continue to research for the ancient fragment and inherited the tradition of weaving art creation based on it.
They have been producing original arts which are universally recognized.