This is a gorgeous Fukuro obi
with elegant plant on bamboo lattice pattern, which is elaborately embroidered on the foiled background.
The embroidery technique is called Soshu embroidery famous for its elaborate work.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The stains son otaiko(square bow) are tiny and not so noticeable.
The molds on otaiko(square bow) will be hidden when tied.(indicated as stain A)
It has some other flaws such as prominent folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.
*It has slight musty smells.
It is still in good condition.
Enjoy wearing the elegant design.