This is a vintage Hitoe(not lined) Meisen
It has high wave and flying swallow pattern, which is woven.
Textile is exquisite silk and has light and soft touch.
The collar is hiro-eri(unfolded collar).
The sleeve length is gracefully long.
Silk shoulder pad is attached.
Basting stitches remain and it seems to be just after cleaning.
It has slight discoloration.(C)
All stains and snags are not so noticeable.(A,B)
Although it has a small hole (E) on the left cuff, the fabric seems not to become thin.
It has stains on the shoulder pad and the collar lining.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
Although not shown on the figure, thread of the right sleeve seam (upper the side slit) is coming loose, and there is an approx 5mm(0.19in) hole.
It is in very good condition for a vintage kimono.
Enjoy wearing the impressive design.
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