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Pink Dynasty

Pink Dynasty

Elegant women's fine crepe silk with a fantastic floral pattern witch is partly embroidered with gold-couching, decorated with gold-speckled and pressed metallic leaf in a salmon pink

Condition:  Fair
Age:  c.1910s - 1930s
Length:  149.5cm (58 3/4")
Sleeve to sleeve:  124cm (48 3/4")
Back width:  59.5cm (23 1/2")
Fabric:  Silk

Price:  £90.00
Original price:  £165.00
   

This is a beautiful ladies kinsha (fine crepe) silk kimono which has a soft and smooth touch in good quality silk with a fantastic floral pattern all over in a salmon pink. The design of the flowers is enchanting. The flowers are botan (peony), kiku (chrysanthemum), ume (plum), momiji (maple), tsubaki (camellia), ayame (iris) and tachibana (mandarin orange).

Some parts are embroidered with gold-couching and decorated with gold-speckled and pressed metallic leaf. It has a refining classic jacquard design and a bachi-eri (folded lapel). The lining is red silk, typical of the Taisho Era (early 1900s). It has a mon (family crest) in the centre of the back at the neck. The symbol of the mon is Gosan no Kiri mon (Three paulownia leaves and flowers).  Pink Dynasty is a really elegant and attractive antique piece.

This kimono is quite long. Please check the measurement. You may need to have a bit of tuck at your waist with this length of kimono unless you are very tall. You can adjust the length by using a koshihimo (a cord tied around the waist of a womans kimono to hold it in place). Koshihimo is available for £4. Please ask for more details.

It has certain wear and some flaws. Please check the detail photos and the 'Extra Images'.

Note: This kimono does not come with a belt. If you would like one, please check my casual obi collection on casual-obi-belt.html. Prices start from £7 or £8 for a belt.

 

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