This is a vintage Maru obi
with'matsu'(pine tree) and bamboo leaf on 'kikko' (tortoise shell) 'Hana-bishi' (flower diamond) pattern, which is woven.
Gold threads woven in the pattern are gracefully shining.
It has chic atmosphere with tranquil hue.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Though not indicated, the stitches are coming loose in places on the edges near the tare and 'Maegara' (front patterned part).
The folding lines continue to the star mark of the sheet.
(refer to the 4th flaws photo)
It has some other flaws such as cut threads spots and stains.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Unfortunately, it is no longer wearable due to the weaken fabric.
Please enjoy the cute classical taste of Japanese vintage via this item.