This is a tsume tsuzue opened Nagoya obi
with cute cat design, which is woven.
It is an attractive piece for cat lover, with the design of sleeping, playing and watching cats.
Textile is thick silk and has smooth touch.
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
*Though the photo shows uneven colors by the angle of light, actual background color is one color.
It has some stains on otaiko(square bow).
It has slight patinas on otaiko(square bow) and 'Maegara' (front patterned part).(A)
It has smudges on both ends and throughout the edges.
It has slight wrinkles on the tare, and smudges along the prominent folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Although it has worn-out feeling, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its cat design.