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Item No#374366
ItemFukuro Obi
Conditionvery good
Size width
30.5cm  12"
410cm  161 1/2"
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This is a vivid vintage Maru obi with 'botan'(peony) and swallow circle design, which is embroidered.
The feather design is expressed in fine and glossy embroidery.
A lot of silver foil threads are added to the 'botan'(peony) embroidery design.
It has latticed window like black color lines design on the vivid yellow color base.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.

'Maegara' (front patterned part) is on one side.
When you start wrapping the obi from your right tummy to left (Rotate obi counterclockwise), the maegara will appear on the normal position.

It has slight discoloration on embroidery part.
It has tiny stains on embroidery of 'otaiko'(square bow). (3rd flaw photo)
And it has tiny stains on the base of bottom of 'otaiko'(square bow), but they will be hidden if tied neatly.
It has stains on the wrong side like flaw photo (B), the part of fabric is getting weak.
It has a tiny stain on 'taresaki'(end of wild part), that is less noticeable than photo.
It has rather prominent folding lines from 'tesaki'(narrow end) to on the narrow belt part, could be hidden when you tie it.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.

Though it has some flaws, it is still wearable enough.
Please enjoy its vivid design!

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