This is an impressive vintage Maru obi
with 'Matsu'(pine tree) and crane design, which is embroidered on the gold background.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
'Maegara' (front patterned part) changes depending on the way of wrapping.
It has frays on both corners and throughout the edges.
It seems like the original owner of this obi enjoyed many fancy bow.
So that there are relatively prominent folding lines to the tare end.
The stitches of the embroidery work of otaiko(square bow) are partially coming loose.
It has stain son upper otaiko(square bow), but they will be hidden if tied neatly.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Please enjoy this dynamic vintage design.