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Japanese Textiles and Folk Art
Kaga Yuzen Dyed Tomesode Formal Kimono
KIMONO #117 - $320.00
This black chirimen silk kimono is called tomesode and is worn by married women for their formal occasions. This particular piece is from Taisho period (1912-1926) and is depicted with a symmetrical design of auspicious flowers (such as chrysanthemum and peonies) and Japanese cranes. The colors of the design are so subtle and they look almost like watercolor painting. Delicate embroidery is applied on some flowers and a crane. This beautiful design is continued to the bottom of the interior of the kimono. There are a total of five family crests on the both back and front of the kimono. The lining of the kimono is white silk and the condition of the kimono is excellent.
The dimensions are:
Width (Sleeve to Sleeve): approximately 49"
Length: approximately 60"
Sleeve Length: approximately 28"
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