This is a vintage Maru obi
with 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum), flowers and wave on shell pattern, which is woven on the ivory background.
Gold and silver foil threads woven on the patterns are elegantly shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has kaikiri lines(end mark line) on both ends and can be tied with 'hikinuki' style.
It has smudges on the Tare end.
It has patinas partially.
It has slight discoloration on both edges throughout.
Some stains and snags can be seen.
Maybe, this piece was tied in fancy bow.
It has slight folding lines throughout.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its retro and gorgeous design of vintage!