This is a vintage Maru obi
with peacock, 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum), 'shou-chiku-bai'(auspicious three motifs - pine tree, bamboo and ume blossom) on classic books pattern, which is woven.
The woven gold foiled threads elegantly shine.
Textile is exquisite soft silk.
It is relatively short.(12'8"/388cm)
The pattern is designed up side down to be tied with hikinuki knot style.
There are missing threads on the both sides due to fray.
There is noticeable discoloration on the wrong side.
(10th photo of flaw photos)
There are some other flaws such as relatively large stains and folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Unfortunately, it may no longer in wearable condition because the fabric doesn't have enough strength anymore.
However, it is still charming design which we would like you to enjoy.