This is a vintage Maru obi
with classical pattern such as phoenix, 'Dokyo'(copper mirror) and 'Ume' (plum blossom), which is woven.
Gold and silver foil threads woven on the pattern are elegantly shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The length is rather short.157.48in(400cm)
It has kaikiri lines(end mark line) on both ends, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It has frays throughout the edges and some woven thread are missing.
(A) is a seal trace.
It has some other flaws such as discoloration overall by ages and folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Unfortunately, it is no longer wearable due to the weaken fabric.
Please enjoy its retro and gorgeous design of vintage!