This is a full shibori(tie-dye) Houmongi
kimono with kiri (paulownia) pattern, which is embroidered on pale shading base.
Abstract kiri motif is added on the left front panel, the left shoulder part and the sleeve partly.
Textile is exquisite silk and it's soft.
It has discolorations on its base due to its old age.
There are several prominent flaws.
Stains (A) is seen on the left shoulder part.
Stains (D) is seen on the left front panel.
There are prominent discolorations on 'douura' (upper line).
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though, this item seems to be difficult to wear at formal occasions, we would like you to enjoy this glamorous traditional design!