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Japanese Hitoe Kimono

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1970: Item # 1195516
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Vintage summer hitoe kimono made of a silk and hemp(asa) weave. It has a beautiful print pattern of orange blossoms and paulowni blossoms in blue/green, yellow, and silver. It would have been worn over the juban, the under robe, which would have been white to bring out the colors of the robe. It measures 61" long 51" wide. Showa period, 1950-1970.