This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with pair phoenix, crown on precious stone and traditional pattern, which is woven.
Gold foil threads woven in the pattern are gorgeously shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It has patinas overall.(refer to the 4th flaws photo)
Although not shown on the photo and the sheet, it has discoloration overall by ages.
It has some other flaws such as loosen stitches of kaikiri lines(end mark line) and uneven spot of weaving.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws, it's still wearable enough as a vintage Obi.
Please enjoy its gorgeous and bold design of vintage!