This is a glamorous Fukuro obi
with bird and seasonal flower such as 'Nadeshiko'(dianthus), 'kiku'(chrysanthemum) and 'ume'(Japanese plum) on bridge pattern, which is woven.
Raden (design in mother-of-pearl inlay) is added on otaiko(square bow) and 'Maegara' (front patterned part) and fascinatingly shine by the angle of light.
Its graceful pattern with lots of foil threads is suitable to tie at formal occasions.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
However, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its glamorous pattern adding extra elegance to your kimono fashion!
*It has a bit of mold smell.