This is a Tsume tsuzure Nagoya obi
with standing crane design, which is woven.
Gold foil threads included in fabric twinkle gently.
Textile is exquisite silk and has crisp and slightly textured touch.
It also has "HATSURIKOU" (small gap in the boundaries of colors), which is the distinctive feature of Tsume tsuzure
One threads by one threads, it was woven elaborately with nails, and it had to be taken incredibly long time to be completed.
Maegara is only on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
One threads by one threads, it was woven elaborately with nails, and it had to be taken incredibly long time to be completed. It has special kind of comfortable and medium touch of Tsume tsuzure
The stain (6.30in(16cm) from the tare end) will ne hidden when tied.
The patinas on the tare top is not bothering to
The folding lines are prominent.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
If you do not mind the small flaws mentioned, it can continue to be worn.
Please enjoy this graceful design.