K2889 TAISHO KUROTOMESODE, LARGE STANDING CRANES
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Taisho Era 1912-1926
Across Shoulders and Sleeves 48 inches ( 120.3 cms )
Across Body 22 1/2 inches ( 57.2 cms )
Length 59 inches ( 148.2 cms )
Length of Sleeve 20 1/2 inches ( 52 cms )
Very Good for the age, just a few minor flaws, these can be seen in the photos.
This is a lovely, unusual kurotomesode in black silk crepe. There are five Mon present, the Ichyo (Maidenhair Tree) Mon. The dramatic design of standing cranes at the hem has highlights of embroidery and continues inside the lower hem. The upper inner lining is red, raw silk. Wonderful to wear, display or collect !
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