This is a vintage Nagoya obi
with bold 'botan'(peony) design,which is embroidered.
Brilliant pattern emerges out against the black color base.
Shining gold foil threads are added to the design.
Textile is 'Shusu'(satin) silk and has soft touch.
The length is rather short.338.5cm(152.95in)
'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show.
It has patinas on the 'otaiko'(square bow) and the embroidery part of 'maegara' (front pattern on belly).
Although not shown on the figure,it has discoloration .
It also has some other flaws such as big brownish stain on the wrong side of 'otaiko'(square bow).
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.
Though it has some flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!