This is a graceful Tsume tsuzure Nagoya obi
with a design of jigami'(fan shape) on 'kasumi'(mist), which is woven.
'Kiku'(chrysanthemum) and 'kikyou'(balloon flower) are designed on it.
It also has "Hatsurikou" (small gap in the boundaries of colors), which is the distinctive feature of Tsume tsuzure
Textile is exquisite silk and has smooth touch.
The obi has one side designed at the front part when it is tied.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), designed side of Maegara will show.
It has prominent folding lines.
It also has noticeable stains, patinas and discoloration.
Please check photos for details.
Unfortunately, it is no longer wearable due to the flaws.
However, we hope you enjoy its elegant design!