This is an elegant Fukuro obi
with 'botan' (peony) 'karakusa'(arabesque) and 'shippou-tsunagi'(jointed four circles) 'Hana-bishi' (flower diamond) on 'kiredori'(overlapping fabric scraps) pattern, which is woven.
Its graceful pattern with lots of gold and silver foil threads is suitable to tie at formal occasions.
Textile is exquisite silk and has relatively crisp and textured touch.
It has a prominent folding line but not bothering for wearing.
Please check detail photos.
However, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its graceful pattern adding extra elegance to your kimono fashion!
*It has smell of incense.