K2885 TAISHO FURISODE, CHERRY BLOSSOM AND KICHO
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Taisho Era 1920's
Across Shoulders and Sleeves 50 inches ( 125.4 cms )
Across Body 24 inches ( 61 cms )
Length 62 inches ( 155.9 cms )
Length of Sleeve 42 inches ( 105 cms )
Excellent for the age, slight yellowing in some of the cream areas and a faint mark right front, see photos.
This is a lovely, vibrant furisode in heavy silk crepe. The design is of cherry blossom and Kicho (Japanese silk screen) and has lots of embroidered and gold couching highlights. There are 5 Mon present, the Ichyo (Maidenhair Tree) Mon. The design continues inside the lower hem and the upper lining is red silk. Hem is lightly padded. Wonderful to wear, collect or display!
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