This is an elegant Nagoya obi
with butterfly and poppy design, which is dyed.
Fine embroidery work is added on the butterfly parts.
silver threads woven on the background shines elegantly.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The snag on otaiko(square bow) is tiny and not noticeable.
The patinas on 'Maegara' (front patterned part) will be bothering when tied.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), the patinas will be hidden, but the design don't appear so much.
The discoloration is slight and not so bothering.
It has some other flaws such as folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
It is still wearable enough.
Please enjoy its graceful design.