This is a beautiful vintage geisha's susohiki.
Susohiki literally means 'trail the skirt' and this particular kimono is much longer than other kimono.
This is worn to do the elegant dance with a folding fan in the Japanese style drawing room.
This piece has a wonderful picture of royal court dyed across the bottom from the left front through the back to the right front.Jūnihitoe
clad ladies can be seen reading scroll a letter far inside the house.
This might be from Genji-Monogatari
Textile is soft rinzu silk with damask effect of large mallow pattern.
As the figure shows, prominent smudges can be seen around the sleeve rims.
It also has some other flaws including discoloration, stains and patinas.
The left front has a small hole.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Its looks rather worn, but the colors are still vivid.
*Approx background color - black
Softness ( Exceptionally Soft,□ Soft, Medium, Comparatively Stiff, Stiff )