This is a chic opened Shioze Nagoya obi
with a design of 'yukiwa'(snow crystal) and 'kaiawase'(ancient shell matching game), which is dyed and embroidered.
The vibrant design emerges out against the black background.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of shioze silk.
There are stains on the tare end, lower otaiko and near maegara(front patterned part), but are not so prominent.
It has slight discoloration on the wrong side.
Besides, it has prominent folding lines.
Please check detail photos.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still tied.
Please enjoy its elegant fashion!