This is a vintage Fukuro obi
with colorful clouds pattern, which is woven.
The golden outlines around the colorful pattern is glamorous.
Textile is exquisite soft silk with woven Sayagata pattern.
The wrong side has the same woven pattern.
It was sewn together at the both edges.
It is relatively short.(13'1"/400cm)
There is a 6"(15cm) large water stain on the plain area in between 'otaiko'(square bow) and 'maegara' (front pattern on belly). (refer to the 4th flaws photo)
There are frays on the pattern of 'taresaki'(end of wide part) and 'maegara' (front pattern on belly).
(refer to the 5th flaws photo)
There are some other flaws such as folding lines, noticeable smudges along the folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.
Although it has some flaws due to its age, it is still very dynamic and attractive design which only vintage items have.