K2895 TAISHO IROTOMESODE, PHOENIX AND FLOWERS
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Taisho Era 1912-1926
Across Shoulders and Sleeves 49 inches ( 122.9 cms )
Across Body 23 1/2 inches ( 59.7 cms )
Length 57 1/2 inches ( 144.5 cms )
Length of Sleeve 19 inches ( 48.3 cms )
This is a lovely irotomesode in an unusual colour, maroon silk crepe. There are 5 Mon present, combined Mon Fuji and Sakura (Wisteria and Cherry Blossom) The delicate design at the hem is of phoenix and flowers, there are highlights of fine embroidery. The design continues inside the lower hem and upper lining is red, raw silk. Wonderful to wear, display or collect!
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