This is a gorgeous vintage Maru obi
with classical pattern such as treasure, traditional Japanese musical instrument on fan, which is woven.
Gold foil threads woven on the pattern are elegantly shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has kaikiri lines(end mark line) on both ends, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
There are frayed parts on the corner of tare end and 'tesaki'(narrow end).
Smudges can be seen throughout both edges.
There are patinas overall.
It has a tiny snag and loosing stitches near otaiko.
Besides, it has a folding line.
Please check detail photos.
Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!