This is an unique Shioze Nagoya obi
with abstract design, which is dyed.
The vibrant pattern emerges out against the sedate colored background.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of shioze silk.
Thick lining is added inside.
It has a stamp of the designer's signature on tare.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), designed side of Maegara will show.
The stains(A) on right side of maegara(front patterned part) are slight so not prominent.
The blackish stains on wrong side of maegara will appear when tied and bothering a little.(no photo)
Smudges can be seen throughout both edges, especially, on tare end one is disturbing.
There are other flaws such as discoloration overall(3rd flaw photo).
Please check detail photos.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its impressive fashion!