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Item No#454667
Historyquite new
Conditionvery good
Liningsilk( Hiyoku:silk )
Techniquedye & embroidery
sleeve to sleeve 131cm 51 1/2"
length 163.5cm 64 1/2"
back width 62cm 24 1/2"
around the hip 112cm 44"
sleeve length 56cm 22"
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This is a graceful Kurotomesode Kimono with 'shou-chiku-bai'(auspicious three motifs - pine tree, bamboo and ume blossom) and takara-zukushi (treasure assortment) circle design, which is dyed.
It is made by Chisou, one of the most famous kimono makers in Kyoto.
Gold glazing and 'Koma'(outlining embroidery work) are shining sparklingly.
It has five dyed kamon(family crest).
There is a dyer's signature on the left collar end.
Textile is exquisite silk and has soft touch.
It comes with an attached layer of kimono(Hiyoku).
It is sewn by Mitsukoshi one of the famous Japanese department store.
Although there is no photo of it, it has a tag on the lining of right collar.

*It has slight smell of incense.

It has tiny, brownish stains and patinas on the design around bottom.
The imperfections on white parts may be rather disturbing at close range. (B,D)
Perspiration stains are not reflecting to the outside. (F)
It has slight discoloration on the collar of hiyoku (another layer of lining).
It has minor wear. (G)
It also has some other imperfections.
For the details, please refer to the photos and figure.

If these imperfections do not bother you, it could be still worn.
Please enjoy its graceful fashion!


Chisou is one of the long-established stores of Kyo-Yuzen, which was established in 1555 in Kyoto.
They are top level dyers who continue to keep traditions.
At the same time, their new ideas and techniques which depend on their frontier spirit have been getting attention, and admired in the world.
Their products are appreciated as world top level art objects. The Imperial Household of Japan is one of their clients. They have been succeeded to exhibit the possibility
of Yuzen technique.
They are the distinguished producer of Kyo-Yuzen who devote to Yuzen technique which is the origin of Kimono dyeing.

*Approx background color - black

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