This is an exotic Shioze Nagoya obi
with flower, bird and plant on horizontal stripe pattern, which is dyed.
Textile is shioze silk with its characteristic soft and smooth texture.
Slight discoloration and patinas can be seen on white parts of the pattern.
It has a dyestuff at about 10"(25.5cm) from the tare end, but can be hidden when tied.
There are frayed parts on the corner of tare end.
Please check detail photos.
Though it has some flaws, we hope you enjoy its elegant pattern!