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Item No#386493
Historyquite new
Conditionvery good
Techniqueshibori (tie-dye) & dye
sleeve to sleeve 134cm 52 3/4"
length 169cm 66 1/2"
back width 60cm 23 3/4"
around the hip 109cm 43"
sleeve length 50cm 19 3/4"
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This is a fabulous Irotomesode Kimono made by first generation of Itchiku Kubota, one of the most famous dyers, who is famous for his revival of Tsujigahana.
It has the Tsujigahana design, which is dyed with Shibori (tie-dye) technique.
Its ink brush painting, soft colors and beautiful gradation are so fascinating.

Textile is chirimen(crepe) silk and has soft but textured touch.
There is a stamp of the designer's signature on the right front panel.
It has a dyed kamon(family crest).
It has basting stitches and seems just been cleaned.

It has a small stain on the hakkake(lower part of lining), and slight discoloration on the bottom, but they are not disturbing for wearing.
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Please enjoy its beautiful design at your hands!

Icchiku Kubota

*One of the famous dyeing industrial artists for Tsujigahana technique.
When he was at age 20, he was inspired by Tsujigahana technique, and after long years of study,
he revived it by incorporating the old technique with the new one and created his original technique which he named "Icchiku-Tsujigahana".
He receives a high evaluation in abroad for his unique design and deep hue in the pattern.
He was awarded 'Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' in 1990 and 'Culture Director General Prize' in 1993.
*Second generation Icchiku Kubota
The second generation of the first Icchiku.
*The dyeing studio of "Icchiku-Tsujigahana" that Icchiku Kubota revived.

*Approx background color - HTML code (BA936A)


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