This is a gorgeous Maru obi
with dynamic dragon on 'Bishamon-kikko' (a kind of kamon with tortoise shell) pattern, which is embroidered.
The vibrant pattern emerges out against the black background.
Textile is exquisite tsuzure silk and has stiff touch.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara will show.
The stitches are coming loose on the embroidery work of 'Maegara' (front patterned part) edge.
It also has folding lines.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws, it is in very good condition overall.
Please enjoy this gorgeous embroidery design.