ANTIQUE JAPANESE KIMONO AND OBI SILK TEXTILE ART BY EAST2WEST COLLECTION
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1920: item # 1081492

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East2West Collection
P.O. Box 20035
Sedona, AZ 86341
928-205-0287

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Antique Japanese Silk Kimono Plum Blossoms, Peonies

This lightweight rinzu silk kimono has a detailed pattern of faux shibori flowers and pine filled with many Japanese symbols of good fortune. There are many off-white roundels filled with peonies, mums, mandarin oranges, clematis, irises and diagonal branches of plum blossoms that were dyed on a red raspberry ground. Inside the lining on the top area is a lovely old red-orange silk; the bottom lining is light pink crepe.

Condition: excellent outside; the lining has a couple very small age spots. Size: 48” across the top; 58” top to bottom. Sleeves: W-12” x L-25. Such superior textile artwork would be a wonderful addition to your kimono collection; also adding a lovely touch to home décor.

Textile arts have played an important role in traditional Japan for more than one thousand years. Master artisans created these one-of-a kind treasures that were highly valued in their day and are now highly collectible. For centuries, Japanese style of garments evolved to the modern day kimono. Japanese rulers dictated strict dress codes for many centuries. An individual’s rank, class, gender, age and marital status determined the kimono’s material type, the colors, and patterns that someone could wear.

Age: Taisho: 1912-1926.
Condition: Excellent outside; the lining has a couple very small age spots.
Size: 48” across the top; 58” top to bottom. Sleeves: W-12” x L-25”.



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