This is a Fukuro obi
with beautiful Rinpa style pattern.
Seasonal flowers and flying crane on stream pattern is woven on it.
Its gorgeous pattern with lots of foil threads is suitable to tie at formal occasions.
Raden (design in mother-of-pearl inlay), turtle shell and coral-like material are added to the pattern.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Discoloration is slight so it is not prominent.
It has some other flaws such as folding lines.
Please check photos for details.
However, it still can be tied!
Please enjoy its glamorous fashion!