This is a dazzling hitoe(unlined) vintage Irotomesode
with soothing group of black porgy pattern, which is dyed.
Fine embroidery work is added on eyes and lips of fish, and seaweeds of the pattern.
Textile is silk, and it has soft touch.
Lattice pattern is woven on fabric.
Collar is bachi-eri(folded collar).
Sleeves are gracefully long, which is the feature of kimono from pre WWII.
There is a stain A over left chest, and patinas are on shoulder line and back middle seam, which are quite prominent.
Please see photos for details.
If you do not mind the small flaws mentioned, it can continue to be worn.
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