This is a graceful Nagoya obi
with a design of pair animals and 'karabana'(imaginary flower in China), which is woven.
Gold and silver foil threads woven in the design are elegantly shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Stains lower otaiko can be hidden when tied.(2nd flaw photo)
Snags and discolorations of otaiko and maegara(front patterned part) are not so prominent when tied.
Edge near tesaki(narrow end) is sewn roughly.(A)
It has noticeable folding lines, and tiny lines can be seen on the otaiko and maegara.
There are other flaws such as seam of fabric.
Please check detail photos.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its elegant fashion!