This is a Shioze Nagoya obi
with a design of camellia and 'sakura'(cherry blossom), which is dyed.
Gold glazing is added to the design partly.
Textile is shioze silk, and it has soft and comfortable smooth touch which is the feature of shioze silk.
*The background color may seem irregular on photos, but it is actually one tone of color as seen in HTML code.
Although not shown on the photo and figure, tare end is curving.
The stain upper otaiko can be hidden when tied.
There are stains on the both sides of maegara(front patterned part), and they will appear when tied.
However, the stain on the wrong side of maegara is slight.
Besides it has some other flaws such as folding lines.
Please check photos for details.
If these flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its tasteful fashion as a daily wear!