NEW H3018 SUPERB URUSHI SILK HAORI, WAVES AND SCENES, MT FUJI, BRIDGE AT NIKKO
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Mid Showa Era 1950's
Across Shoulders and Sleeves 50 inches ( 125.4 cms )
Across Body 23 1/2 inches ( 59.7 cms )
Length 32 inches ( 81.2 cms )
Length of Sleeve 19 inches ( 48.2 cms )
This is a superb example of all over, urushi silk haori from the Mid Showa Era. The design is of silver waves with inserts of famous Japanese scenery, Mt Fuji, the Bridge at Nikko etc. There is a dyed paulownia Mon present, centre back at the neck and there are two himo ties in colours to complement the piece. The inner upper and sleeve lining is rinzu silk in a vivid red contrasting with the outer stunningly. The design on the lining is of bamboo roundels. The haori is heavyweight silk. Wonderful example to collect, wear or display !
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