This is an auspicious Kurotomesode
made by Ohiko, one of the most famous kimono makers in Kyoto.
It has a design of one wheel on stream, which is dyed and embroidered.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
The collar is hiro-eri (unfolded).
Hiyoku (additional layer) is attached.
There are five kamons(family crest) dyed out.
There is a signature of Ohiko on right front panel.
It has some flaws such as slight discoloration, wear and stains on the lining.
Ir also has frays of embroidery and tiny dyestuffs on the back.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.
*Though the photo shows uneven color dyes, it caused by the interference of the digital camera.
It seems to be not suitable to wear at formal occasions.
We would like you to enjoy this graceful kimono.
Daihiko is one of the long-established stores of Tokyo-Yuzen, which was established in 1875 in Tokyo.
They have been creating artistic kimono with Yuzen
technique and elaborate Japanese embroidery works.
Their high artistic value kimono have been appriciated by art collecters and judges all over the world.