This is a graceful vintage summer ro vintage Kurotomesode
with autumnal flowers of such as 'Hagi'(bush clover), 'Nadeshiko'(dianthus) and 'Kikyo'(Chinese bellflower), and large lily pattern, which is dyed.
This vibrant colored pattern emerges out well against the black background, and vague design shows fascinating atmosphere.
Fine embroidery work is added on parts of the pattern.
Textile is exquisite ro silk and has light and soft touch.
The collar is bachi-eri(folded collar).
Sleeves are gracefully long, which is the feature of kimono from pre WWII.
It is hand-sewn.
It has slight discoloration and whitish stains due to its old age.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Though it has some flaws, it still is a very elegant item for its lovely design!!