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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Taisho period (1912-1926)
Description:
A “ro” (gauze) summer silk kimono featuring a jumping carp motif realized with sumi-e and freehand pigment-painting techniques. 44” from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 45” height. This example fits all the descriptions of a younger boys miyamairi kimono, except for the larger size (including a two-panel back). This kimono would have been worn by a 12 to 14-year old youth for a special summer ceremony.
Price:
$2500
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