This is a chic shioze Nagoya obi
with diamond of 'Karabana' (imaginary flower in China) pattern, which is dyed.
Its chic hue and gold glazing shows graceful atmosphere.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of shioze silk.
It has linear smudges on the lower 'otaiko'(square bow), and tiny stain on 'Maegara' (front patterned part).
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), the stain will be hidden.
It also has relatively prominent folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though not indicated, it has whitish slight stains on otaiko(square bow) and will be appear when tied.
Though it has some flaws, it could be worn if these minor flaws do not bother you.
Please enjoy this piece casually.
*Though the photo shows uneven color dyes by the angle of light, actual background color is one color.