This is a graceful Fukuro obi
with cherry blossom viewing scenery design, which is dyed.
Raden (design in mother-of-pearl inlay) is added on the design and fascinatingly shine by the angle of light.
Textile is exquisite silk and has stiff touch.
Lining is not added inside.
It has folding lines and discoloration.
There are slight smudges on tare end and 'tesaki'(narrow end).
Patinas and stains can be seen on blank part.
It has twisted threads but can be hidden when tied. (6th flaw photo)
The dyestuff on tare will appear when tied.(3rd flaw photo)
Please check detail photos.
Although not shown on the figure, it has a slight dyestuff about 3/4in(2cm) at about 11"3/4(30cm) from the tare end.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its elegant fashion!