This is a vintage Maru obi
with a design of such as 'Matsu'(pine tree) and bamboo leaf on small boat, which is woven.
Gold foil threads woven on the background and pattern are gorgeously shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
The actual background color is darker one than the photos.
It has slight discoloration overall by ages.
(refer to the 4th flaws photo)
There are some spots of missing threads due to fray throughout the edges.
It has some other flaws such as folding lines and loosen gold foil threads.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Though it has some flaws, it is still elegant vintage design which we would like you to enjoy.