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Item No#451267
ItemMaru Obi
Conditionvery good
Techniquedye & embroidery
Size width
30.5cm  12"
406cm  159 3/4"
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This is an elegant vintage Maru obi with flower design such as 'Ayame'(sweet flag) and lily, which is dyed.
Fine embroidery work is added on the main parts and partially on otaiko(square bow) of the wrong side.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
Pattern is placed upside down, which is suitable for Hikinuki knot style.
It is a reversible piece with different pattern on both sides.

When you start wrapping the right side obi from your right tummy to left(Rotate obi counterclockwise), Maegara with embroidery work will show.
When you start wrapping the wrong side obi from your left tummy to right(Rotate obi clockwise), Maegara will show a lot.
It has slight discoloration overall by ages and patinas in places on a wide range. (refer to the 9th flaws photo)
Although not shown on the photo, it has a large noticeable vague stain on 15cm(5.9in) from the kaikiri lines(end mark line).
(indicated with triangle mark on the figure)
It has some tiny holes on the otaiko(square bow).
(refer to the 2nd & 3rd flaws photo)
It has relatively prominent smudges on the wrong side tare end and throughout the edges.
It has some other flaws such as rather prominent stains on the wrong side.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.

Though it has some noticeable flaws by ages, please enjoy its full taste of vintage!

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