This is a vintage Maru obi
with a design of 'kiku'(chrysanthemum), which is embroidered.
Pastel colors 'kanzesui'(water stream) pattern is woven on the base.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
There are designs on the both sides of tare end.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), designed side of maegara will show.
Its length is rather short, 13'3/4(398cm).
*The base color is glossy grayish ivory.
Stains on the tesaki(narrow end) are slight so not prominent.
Stains lower otaiko can be hidden when tied.(3rd flaw photo)
It has slight discoloration, smudges and folding lines.
There are some other flaws so please check photos for details.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its vibrant vintage fashion!