What an eye-catching design this is!
This is an unique Tsume-Tsuzure Nagoya obi
with a design of lovely madam named Fumiko, which is woven.
Textile is exquisite silk and has smooth touch.
It also has "Hatsurikou" (small gap in the boundaries of colors), which is the distinctive feature of Tsume tsuzure
One threads by one threads, it was woven elaborately with nails, and it had to be taken incredibly long time to be completed. It has special kind of comfortable and medium touch of Tsume tsuzure
It has a sign of the designer's signature on the design.
The obi has one side designed at the front part when it is tied.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), designed side of Maegara will show.
Its length is rather long, 12'9"7/8(391cm).
Slight discoloration can be seen throughout both edges and there are smudges on creases lower otaiko.
It has stains and a snag but not bothering for wearing.
Please check detail photos.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its impressive fashion!