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Item No#425031
ItemHoumongi & Obi Set
Historyquite new
Conditionvery good
Techniquedye & shibori
sleeve to sleeve(1) 129cm
(2) 62cm
50 3/4"
24 1/2"
length(1) 160cm
(2) 448cm
176 1/2"
back width(1) 63cm
(2) -cm
24 3/4"
around the hip(1) 113cm
(2) -cm
44 1/2"
sleeve length(1) 49.5cm
(2) -cm
19 1/2"
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This is a fabulous set of Houmongi and Fukuro obi set.
The Houmongi kimono is designed by Tetsuya Higuma.

(1) Houmongi Kimono
A beautiful Houmongi Kimono with a Tsujigahana pattern which is dyed.
The mild color looks elegant.
Shibori(tie-dyed) dyeing is very beautiful!
Gold and silver foil threads are woven and shining.
The textile is exquisite silk and has soft and uneven touch.
There is a stamp of the designer's signature on the right front panel.

It has wear, discoloration and smudges, which are slight and hardly noticeable.(A, B, C)
It also has a snag, which is tiny, and will not be bothering.
It has slight discoloration in the lining.
For details, please check the figures and photos.
Though not shown in the figures and the photos, there are slight wrinkles in the waist.

(2) Fukuro obi
A beautiful open Fukuro obi with a Tsujigahana flower pattern which is dyed, which is dyed with shibori technique.
The textile is exquisite silk with with woven freckled pattern with gold foil threads.
Thick lining is added inside, but it has very soft touch.
It has a white rectangle for a stamp on the 'tare'(the wide end).

It is sewn as 'gakubuchi-shitate'.

It has folding lines, which are slight, and hardly noticeable.
For details, please check the figure and photos.

They still can be worn enough!
We hope you enjoy this beautiful fashion!

*It has a slight smell of long time storage*


*Tetsuya Higuma*
He was born in Niigata in 1952, and he is one of the famous Tsujigahana dyers.
He learned Japanese painting and dyeing in 1972.
After having studied batik technique with plant dye, he began to produce the Tsujigahana dyeing in 1982.
He was introduced by kimono magazines and held private exhibitions all over Japan.
He also made stage costumes of the enka singer and wedding dresses.
His works are beautiful like a picture with gradation, soft blur and tie-dyeing.
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