NEW W2971 NISHIJIN WOVEN SILK WEDDING UCHIKAKE KIMONO, KARAORI, CRANES/CLOUDS/FLORALS/WATER
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Width Across Shoulders and Sleeves 52 inches ( 130.5 cms )
Length 76 inches ( 191.5 cms )
Excellent, just a few loose gold threads.
This is a lovely uchikake from Nishiji textile centre in Kyoto. The woven silk technique is called Karaori and this gives the appearance of an embroidered design using a jacquard loom. This colourful uchikake shows flying cranes with clouds and bokashi colour change red to purple to dark turquoise. The bottom half of the kimono has a floral design with water and the hem is heavily padded. The inner lining is quality red silk. Wonderful to wear, display or collect !
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