This is a exceptionally gorgeous vintage Furisode
with scenery in circle design, which are finely embroidered.
Classical motifs of phoenix
and flower cart are embroidered in the circles with skillful Japanese embroidery work.
Its diagonal ichimatsu(checkerboard) are dyed with shibori(tie-dye) technique.
Textile is silk with damask effect(rinzu) with woven honmon(chrysanthemum and orchid in arranged swastika) pattern, and has slightly textured and soft touch.
The lapel is hiro-eri(wide lapel).
It has five embroidered kamons(family crest).
Some of the stitches are becoming loose from the underarm areas and has tears(C).
Besides stains like un-even dyed spot(B), discoloration caused by patinas and smudges can be seen prominently(F).
Smudges(G) in places does not disturbing.
Please refer to the photos and the sheet for other flaws and the details.
Though it does make you feel the passed years with well-used feeling, still, it's a perfect piece to savor Japanese classical design.
Please enjoy this graceful piece elegantly.