K2871 SUPERB TAISHO SILK KIMONO, PHOENIX, PINES AND JAPANESE CART
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Taisho Era 1912-1926
Across Shoulders and Sleeve 49 inches ( 123 cms )
Across Body 24 inches ( 61 cms )
Length 60 inches ( 150.8 cms )
Length of Sleeve 22 inches ( 56 cms )
Excellent outer, as can be seen in the photo, there are the remains of a paper lable on the inner, upper red lining.
This is a lovely, quality item, irotomesode from the Taisho Era. The silk is medium weight chirimen in a rare, deep, dusky pink colour. The design is mirror image type of phoenix and pines over Japanese cart scene. There are tiny highlights of embroidery and the design continues inside the lower hem. There are 5 Paulownia Mon present and the hem is lightly padded. The inner upper lining is red silk. Wonderful collector's item!
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