This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with adorable butterfly pattern, which is dyed.
There are stream and 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum) on butterflies, which is dyed with gold glazing.
Textile is shioze silk with its characteristic soft and smooth texture.
There is a designer's signature on lower 'otaiko'(square bow).
There are uneven lines of weaving on 'maegara' (front patterned part). When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left (Rotate obi counterclockwise), the other maegara will appear.
There are some other flaws such as noticeable folding lines. smudges on the sides.
For the details, please refer to the photos and sheet.
Although it has such flaws, it is still in wearable condition.
Enjoy wearing it as everyday clothes.