This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with serene mountain and river scenery pattern, which is dyed in genteel colors.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has crisp touch.
There is a signature of the dyer near the Otaiko pattern.
There is a blackish stain no Tare end, and it may show when tied, but it is very small.
There are also more stains on blank part, but they will not show when tied.
Please see photos for details.
Main side fabric of Tare end are shrunk and lining of wrong side is coming out.
Although it has some flaws as mentioned, it still is a very charming item to wear!