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Item No#425324
Historyquite new
Conditionvery good
Techniqueshibori(tie-dye) & embroidery
sleeve to sleeve 135cm 53"
length 167cm 65 3/4"
back width 60cm 23 3/4"
around the hip 108cm 42 1/2"
sleeve length 48cm 19"
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This is a fascinating Houmongi Kimono made by Takitai, one of the famous Japanese kimono maker.
It has a design of beautiful curved bamboo fence, 'sasa'(bamboo leaf) and 'kaede'(maple leaf) design, which is dyed with shibori(tie-dye) technique.
Gold glazing is added to the pattern and tastefully shining.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It has a stamp of the designer's signature on the right front panel.

Wears on the collar are slight.
Not shown in the photos, it has slight discoloration on the left shoulder and sleeve seam.
Stains are slight.
For the details, please refer to the photos and the sheet.

If these minor flaws do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy this elegant shibori(tie-dye) design.

Takitai is one of the famous Kimono dyers based in Tokamachi city in Niigata, Japan specializing mainly in shibori(tie-dye) dyeing technique.
One of their original dyeing techniques called 'Oboro Zome' is well known for its sensational and fantastic styles in design.
Takitai was awarded 'Minister Prize of Economic, Trade and Industry' for the six consecutive years for its excellence in Yuzen dyeing.

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