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Taisho period (1912-1926)
A very heavy and unusual Nishijin brocaded antique uchikake that displays a remarkable, luminous personality when under direct lighting. This stunning garment was created in the Nishijin district of Kyoto, Japan. Nishijin is a very old (1200 years) and famous district of Kyoto known for fine weaving and synonymous with high quality, exquisite workmanship. 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 63" height. Nishijin also refers to yarn-dying and weaving techniques unique to that district that were developed over the centuries
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