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Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
1930s
Description:
A kinsha (fine crepe) silk furisode featuring bold and graphic yuzen-painted pine, crane and wave motifs. Gold foil outlining. The embroidery highlights include sagara (tiny knots) on the crane heads, metallic embroidery on crane tail-feathers, and simple silk embroidery on crane feathers as well as on the red waves and yellow pine branches on the tips of the sleeves and lower front, to yield strategic light reflection areas to enhance the overall effect when the garment moved. Bokashi shading on all the oversized pines. The hem on this tall garment is slightly padded, as it was intended to fall and drape slightly on the floor. Five mon (family crests. 50” from sleeve-end to sleeve-end x 70” height.
Price:
$35000
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