This retro vintage Meisen
kimono from Showa period has
western red flower pattern,which is woven.
Textile is silk, and it has soft and crisp touch.
Lapel is bachi-eri(folded lapel).
Sleeves are gracefully long, which is the feature of kimono from pre WWII.
Discolorations are patinas are seen on the base color.
There are some other flaws such as stains.
Please see photos for details.
It will be still wearable for sure.
Enjoy its retro vintage design!!
*Approx background color - off white
*Please be advised that the images of this item will be stored and posted in our Kimono Archive, a virtual kimono museum, which will be launched in spring 2014. Thank you for your understanding in advance.
(We might ask if the item can be borrowed to exhibit in a museum or use its images in publishing and apply part of the profits to Kimono Archive's running expense.)