This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with large 'Botan'(peony) pattern, which is dyed.
There is fine snowstorm pattern on the background, which is dyed..
Textile is shioze silk with its characteristic soft and smooth texture.
There are dyestuff on 'otaiko'(square bow) and 'maegara' (front pattern on belly) which are not that noticeable.
(refer to the 3rd flaws photo)
There are faint stains on upper 'otaiko'(square bow).
There are also stains on 'maegara' (front pattern on belly).(refer to the 6th flaws photo)
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right (Rotate obi clockwise), the other maegara appears.
There are relatively noticeable frays on the corners.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.
Although it has such flaws, it is still glamorous design.
Enjoy wearing it as everyday clothes.