This women's black silk haori kimono jacket has elegant ivy design, which is woven with urushi (lacquer) and silvery greenish blue coated threads.
The designs of the lining are ‘Oharame 大原女’ - women peddler in Kyoto from Ohara, kikyo (Chinese bellflower) and water stream. The haori has a mon (family crest) centre back at the neck. The symbol of the mon is agehacho mon (Swallowtail butterfly).
The model is about 157cm (5’2”).
It would be stunning as a smart and sophisticated jacket and display as a decorative art piece for a room. C’est La Vie is an attractive vintage piece.