This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with a design of flower cart with 'Botan'(peony) and 'Sakura'(cherry blossom), which is embroidered.
Its vibrant design looks beautiful on the black background.
Textile is glossy Shusu silk and has smooth touch.
The 'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
It is slightly discolored overall.
It has frays widely such as on the Tare corners and the edges.
It has small tears on such as the edge of the wrong side near upper the Otaiko(square bow) and the Tesaki.
It has a seam on 41cm(16.1in) from the Tare end of the wrong side.
It has slight folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
This piece is not suitable to wear, because of such as the tears.
Please enjoy its vibrant design of vintage!