This is an impressive vintage Maru obi
with a design of such as Japanese instrument, 'Sakura'(cherry blossom) and 'kiri'(paulownia) on Japanese book, which is embroidered.
The embroidered design has three-dimensional glossy beauty.
It has woven fan and 'Shikishi'(square paper) pattern on its base.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The length is rather short.152.76in(388cm)
'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
Although not shown on the photo and figure, both corners are frayed.
The stains on otaiko(square bow) (A) will be hidden if tied neatly.
It has rather prominent discoloration overall by ages.
It has folding lines and smudges along them.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws, it is in very good condition overall.
Please enjoy this dynamic vintage design.