This is a chic Shioze Nagoya obi
with Kaga-style design of 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum), which is dyed.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of shioze silk.
There is a stamp of the designer's signature on the tare part.
*The actual background color is relatively more reddish than the photos.
*Though the photo shows uneven colors by the angle of light, actual background color is one color.
The discoloration on otaiko(square bow) is slight and the frays on the tare end are not so noticeable.(A)
The stain on 'Maegara' (front patterned part) is slight.(refer to the 4th flaws photo)
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), the stain will be hidden.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Although not shown on the photo and figure, it has a prominent stain of about 1.18in(3cm) on the tesaki.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its elegant piece.