This is a vintage Maru obi
with bird and flower on stripe pattern, which is woven.
The gold foil threads are shining gracefully.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Lining is not added inside.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It has discoloration overall by ages.
(refer to the 5th flaws photo)
It has some other flaws such as slight folding lines and stains.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
It is woven with kokechi-ori technique and the fabric strength may be getting weak.
It has no feeling that seems to be teared for the moment.
Though it has some flaws, please enjoy its retro and graceful design.