What a psychedelic pattern this is!
This is a High-Impact hitoe(unlined) Komon
Kimono designed by Sansai Saito.
It has greenish yellow wood grain pattern, which is dyed on black background.
It has a stamp of the designer's signature on right front panel.
Textile is exquisite silk with woven stripe pattern, and has soft touch.
It is hand-sewn and the collar is Hiro-eri(unfolded).
'Ishikiate'(square piece of reinforcement cloth) is not attached.
There is not prominent flaw.
Please enjoy its eye-catching fashion!
One of the leading kimono designers known for his distinctive sense in beauty of the color and innovative design.
He was influenced by his father who was a dyer, Saisaburo Saito.
Ever since his work was appeared in a popular magazine "the beautiful kimono" in 1965, he came to be taken up by various media such as TV and magazines.
His son, Jotaro, has also succeeded as a kimono designer and works actively at present.