This is a vintage Maru obi
with colorful lobster pattern, which is woven.
The woven gold foiled threads elegantly shine.
Textile is exquisite soft silk.
The pattern is designed up side down to be tied with hikinuki knot style.
There are frays on the corners.
It seems like the original owner tied it with variety ways of fancy bow. So that, it has folding lines throughout.
There are missing foiled threads caused by fray.(A)
There are some other flaws such as snags and stains on the wrong side.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Although it has some flaws due to its age, it is still very dynamic and high impact design which only vintage items have.