This is a vintage Maru obi
of summer ro.
It has been woven dragon and flower design on uroko(fish scale) pattern.
Partly silver threads are used and looks elegant.
Textile is transparent ro silk, and has soft touch.
The pattern at otaiko(square bow) part is designed upside down from kaikiri-line to be tied with hikinuki style.
It has some patinas overall.
Also there are discoloration and folding lines overall.
Please check detail photos.
It might not have enough strength to be tied due to its age.
Please enjoy its tasteful design of vintage for handicraft material!