This is a stylish Fukuro obi
with large banana leaf and ethnic elephant design, which is dyed by Gaisen Ishida, one of famous dyers.
The traditional pattern such as 'Karabana' (imaginary flower in China), phoenix
and 'Housouge'(imaginary Chinese flower) on 'kiredori'(overlapping fabric scraps) is woven on the background.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Lining is added inside, but uncompleted.
It has no folding lines and seems to be untied.
It has slight mold smells.
It has no other prominent flaws, and it is in very good condition.
Please enjoy this glamorous design adding extra elegance to your kimono fashion!