This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with 'Kaede' (maples) and 'Ume' (plum blossom) in linked loops design, which is dyed.
The pattern is trimmed in gold.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has crisp touch.
*Background color may seem uneven on photos, but it is actually one tone of color as seen in HTML code*
Otaiko pattern, Maegara, and both edges are slightly discolored.
Patinas and stains are above Otaiko pattern, but they may not show by adjusting the bow.
There are blurry stains on Tare part, and the one at the tip of Tare may show.
Corners of Tare and Tesaki ends are frayed.
Kansai maki side of Maegara has a stain (B), but not disturbing.
There are also small patinas on the other side of Maegara.(sorry no photos)
It has some other flaws as shown on photos.
Please see photos for details.
Although it has some flaws as mentioned, it is still in wearable condition.