This is an elegant light purple Irotomesode
with a design of
'Katawaguruma' (wheels of royal cart, which are stored in the stream to avoid drying) in stream, which is dyed.
Fine embroidery work is added on the main part.
Textile is exquisite silk with woven sayagata pattern and has soft touch.
Silk hiyoku (additional layer) is attached.
The collar is hiro-eri (unfolded).
It has 5 dyed kamon(family crest) .
There is a stamp of the designer's signature, Seisei Matsui, one of the most famous Kyo Yuzen
dyers on the right front panel.
It has a brownish stain on the right cuff and noticeable with its pale background.(D)
(The one on the left back sleeve is slight.)
It has discoloration on both outside and inside, and the one of the outside is slight.
It has some other flaws such as wear, smudges and stains on the lining.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
The stains on the lining are not so noticeable, yet it is about 3.94in(10cm) near the seam of upper hiyoku (additional layer) .
Though it has some flaws, it could be worn if these stains on the sleeve and discoloration do not bother you.
Please enjoy its graceful design.
*Though the photo shows uneven color dyes, actually it has none.