Wedding kimono

Price:  425,00

Gorgeous Japanese Uchikake, new old stock.
This wedding kimono has an overwhelming design of various flowers and abstracted pine trees on a very colorful silk brocade base.
The thick border of the kimono is filled with cotton. The lining is made from red silk fabric.
Shōwa period (1926-1989).

Size: H. : 202 cm W. : 134 cm 3 cm
This exquisite work of textile art can either be hung on your wall or worn to a party. It is in fantastic condition!

Uchikake is a highly formal kimono worn only by a bride or at a stage performance. The Uchikake is often heavily brocaded and is supposed to be worn outside the actual kimono and obi, as a sort of coat. The uchikake of the bridal costume is either white or very colorful often with red as the base colour. (Source the Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Ref. No. : 211026d


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