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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Early Showa Period (1926-1940)
Description:
A sheer "ro" (gauze hitoe (unlined) silk kimono featuring joined-swastika and waterwheel motifs. The waterwheels were all hand-created by manually inserting silver threads - astonishing this insert work cannot be seen on the backside of the cloth (see face and backside images). Staining on the inside (so not seen when worn or displayed). 49" from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 61" height.
Price:
$7500
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