This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with a pattern such as 'matsu'(pine tree), 'ume'(Japanese plum), weave and bridge on fan, which is woven.
It has attractive dynamic color and pattern which you can feel its history.
Textile is exquisite silk and has rather crisp touch.
Tare end are open completely.
There are frayed parts on the side of otaiko part.
May be, this piece was tied in fancy bow, a slight folding line is remained till tare end.
Besides, it has stains on 'tesaki'(narrow end).
Please check detail photos.
Although not shown on the figure, rather prominent discoloration can be seen on tare end and tesaki.
It seems to be not suitable to wear due to the fabric is getting weak.
However, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!