This is a polished mud Oshima tsujugi kimono with classical 'housouge'(large karabana flower) on 'kikko ' (tortoise shell) pattern, which is elaborately woven with double ikat technique.
Textile is Tsumugi
silk and has soft smooth touch, which is the feature of Oshima Tsumugi
Guarantee label of made in Amami Oshima remains.
Basting stitches remain and it seems to be just after cleaning.
However, discolorations, because of the long storage can be seen on outside and lining, as figure shows.
It has extremely slight discolorations on the lining, although the flaw is not indicated on the figure.
However, it still can be worn!
We hope you enjoy wearing this attractive kimono as a casual wear!