This is a stylish vintage Maru obi
with a design of stream and autumn grasses on 'shikishi'(square paper), which is embroidered with shazashi embroidery technique.
Its shikishi designs are another fabrics and sewed like patchwork on the base.
Gold foil threads are woven in the background elegantly.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The obi has one side designed at the front part when it is tied.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), designed side of Maegara will show.
Although not shown on the photo and figure, there is a liner whitish stain on otaiko.
It also has some tiny stains on otaiko, maegara(front patterned part) and so on.
There are some more smudges than the figure shown throughout both edges.
Koma embroidery stitches of maegara are coming loose a little.
There are other flaws so please check detail photos.
Unfortunately, it is no longer wearable due to the fabric is getting weak.
However, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!