This is a graceful vintage Maru obi
with classical pattern such as crane, 'kumihimo'(tasseled cord) and 'kiku'(chrysanthemum), which is woven.
Gold foil threads woven in the pattern are gently shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The pattern at otaiko(square bow) part is designed upside down from kaikiri-line(end mark line) to be tied with hikinuki style.
It is discolored slightly overall and has patinas.
It has a rather prominent stain near otaiko.
Besides, it has a snag and a folding line.
Please check detail photos.
Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!