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Japanese Silk Kuro Tomesode Kimono with Cranes, 1920s


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1930: Item # 811058

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Probably belonging to a geisha, this stunning Japanese silk crepe tomesode is made using the yuzen dyeing technique. The scene is high lighted with some very delicate embroidery and gold couching. The hand drawn decoration continues on the inside of the panels. This is a formal garment with five crests and is lined with benibana red silk. It is in excellent condition, a measures approximately 50"across the shoulders x 59"long