Ueno tameji the second 二代目上野為二
上野為二[Ueno tameji] was the first to be named a National Human Treasure from the Kyoto Yuzen kimono world after the title was established. Even today, the family reigns as a famous dyeing house with the second generation as the head of the family. This obi was created by 上野為二[Ueno tameji] the second. Using western flowers for the motif, the pattern is fresh with the distinct eye of Ueno; the weave is also finished with elegance and softness, indicating the prestige of the house.