NEW K3001 TAISHO IROTOMESODE, CRANES AND PINES WITH EMBROIDERY HIGHLIGHTS
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Taisho Era 1912-1926
Across Shoulders and Sleeves 48 1/2 inches ( 121.6 cms )
Across Body 22 1/2 inches ( 57.2 cms )
Length 57 inches ( 143.1 cms )
Length of Sleeves 23 inches ( 58.4 cms )
Excellent for the age, there are a few slight marks where red from the lining has bled into the purple, it happens quite alot with this colour combination, see photos.
This is a lovely irotomesode in purple, silk crepe. The delicate design is hand yuzen of cranes and pines. There are tiny highlights of embroidery on cranes and pines cones and the design continues inside the lower hem. 3 Mon are present, the Kocho or Butterfly Mon, associated with the Machino, Sugihara, Toyota and Tsuchiyama families. The upper lining is red silk. Wonderful to collect or display !
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