This is an elegant Fukuro obi
with crane, 'Kiku'(chrysanthemum), 'Botan'(peony) and 'Kikyo'(Chinese bellflower) on 'Shikishi'(square paper) design, which is embroidered with Soshu embroidery technique.
Its elaborate embroidery work has three-dimensional glossy beauty.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has no folding lines and seems to be untied.
It has patinas in places, but the ones on otaiko(square bow) and 'Maegara' (front patterned part) are not so noticeable.
It has many patinas on the tare end, but they are tiny and not so noticeable.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.
Although it has such flaws, it is still in wearable condition.
Please enjoy this graceful design adding extra elegance to your kimono fashion!