This is an impressive vintage Maru obi
with dynamic animal such as flying crane and hawk, seasonal flowers and takara-zukushi (treasure assortment) design, which is embroidered.
It has woven 'Shokkou'(octagon and rectangle) pattern on its base.
Approx 6 parts on the right side, and 4 parts on the wrong side are embroidered - main parts are almost fully embroidered.
Its gorgeous three-dimensional embroidery work is eye-catchy.
The woven gold foil threads shine gracefully.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has frays on both corners and throughout the edges.
It has smudges and tiny snags.
The wrong side is slightly discolored.
It has a stain near the tesaki on the wrong side.
It has folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It seems to be not suitable to wear due to the weaken fabric by ages.
However, we can find rarely such incredible piece.
Please enjoy this gorgeous vintage design.
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