This is a gorgeous 'zentsu'(fully patterned) Maru obi
with butterfly, gentian and 'kiri'(paulownia) on 'kikko' (tortoise shell) and 'Seigaiha'(consecutive wave) pattern, which is woven.
The foiledthreads woven on the base and pattern shine glossy.
Textile is exquisite silk and has a soft touch.
The warp yarns are frayed and silver threads are floating.(refer to the 2nd flaws photo)
It has many prominent patinas overall.
(refer to the 1st flaws photo)
It has some other flaws such as folding lines.
It also has folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
*It has slight mold smells.
Unfortunately, it is no longer wearable due to the prominent patinas.
Please enjoy its elegant design.