This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with admiring flowers pattern, which is dyed.
Gold glazing are used in places of the pattern for extra elegant look.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has crisp touch.
Maegara is on both sides, and each has different pattern.
*Background color may seem uneven on photos, but it is actually one tone of color as seen in HTML code*
Tare and Tesaki ends, as well as the both edges are smudged.
There are yellowish stains and light water stain-like (A) on Tare end and above Otaiko pattern, but they may not shown when tied.
It has peeling spots on Otaiko pattern and Maegara.(B)
It also has fine stains above Otaiko pattern, but they may not show when tied.
If you do not mind the flaws mentioned, it can continue to be worn.