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White Silk Japanese Uchikake Wedding Gown, Embroidery

White Silk Japanese Uchikake Wedding Gown, Embroidery


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 144188
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Japanese Wedding Gown with embroideries, some stains. There is no trace of being worn on this Uchikake wedding gown. The outer fabric is white (neither cream nor beige) silk and the liner is also silk which makes it very light in weight. The unfortunate thing is that it has some color migrations from the embroidery yarns. You can look at it as a bokashi (gradual shading), with the color change right around the embroideries. The one on the left shoulder is visible and the stain spreads to the front shoulder. I hope someone is able to hide this area with an embroidery or something of that sort. Besides these stains, everything else, including the liner, is in new condition. The dimensions are: 49 inches across the tips of sleeve, 62 1/2 inches long. The embroideries in the center area cover 37 1/2 inches in length.