This is a Susohiki kimono with lattice and kanji design, which is dyed.
Susohiki lieterally 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.
Two silk rolls (21.2m) are used for sewing this item.
Textile is exquisite silk and it's soft.
Hiyoku (another layer of lining) is attached.
Bottom is lightly padded, and it is worn with the bottom trailing along the floor.
Besides wear, there are slight discolorations on its base. (A,H)
Seams are seen partly. (E)
Please see more photos and a figure for other flaws such as repaired tears on the lining.
Though, it has some flaws, this item still can be worn as a stage costume!
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