Kimono: This gorgeous traditional furisode kimono is in Excellent Condition. It is a rare find as it is vintage however it is almost in perfect condition.The patterns are of traditional flowers in a cart and the background of the fabric is a geometrical pattern called Kjitsunagi (Interlaced K Characters). This pattern is named for the repeated use of the (k) character. The way the interlocking characters seem to stretch into infinity is associated with good fortune. The bottom of the kimono is with black shibori patternsShibori is a Japanese manual resist dyeing technique, which produces a number of different patterns on fabric. It is perfect to wear around the house or dress it up a bit and wear it outside over your jeans or as a dress.
It can be worn as is, with an obijime belt(shown in photo 1), or with our signature handmade kimono belt (shown in the 2nd photo above). Belt: Our signature handmade silk belts are all made from kimono fabric and obijime(Japanese rope). Each one is unique as we use different obijime(Japanese belt/rope) and silk for each one. They can also be custom made. Each one is reversible and can be tied in various ways when wearing.Will come with either a black or white gift box plus traditional Japanese wrapping. Lining: White and red lining. Sleeve to Sleeve: approx 130cm/51. Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam: approx 65cm/ 25.5. Sleeve Length: approx 106cm/41.7. Bottom width :approx 60cm/23.6. Excellent - Used, with no noticeable flaws. Mint/Pristine - Not used or in perfect condition.
Very Good - Used, with minor flaws, no repairs needed. Good - Visible wear & fading, minor flaws. Fair - Numerous flaws, repairs needed. Was the form of dress worn in Japan until the mid19th century.Kimono have a T-shaped, straight-line fit. Kimono are wrapped around the body, always with the left side over the right and are secured by a sash called an obi, which is tied at the back, A woman's kimono is traditionally very long as the additional length allows for the tuck that can be seen under the obi or obihimo(sash), which is used to adjust the kimono to the wearer. The Furisode Kimono literally translates as swinging sleeves. The furisode is distinguished by its long swinging sleeves which usually measure between 85cm to 114 cm. Furisode, like other formal kimono, are mostly made from silk and are decorated in bright colors and elaborate patterns.
Before WWII, only young unmarried women wore furisode, In the present day, however, furisode are by default considered to be formalwear and are generally worn for formal social functions such as tea ceremonies, weddings, and Coming of Age Day. Despite every effort to provide accurate images of each product's color, actual colors may vary slightly due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings. As vintage fabric has had a previous life and story, some may show slight signs of small flaws and/or damage. We do our best to source fabric that is in great condition, however, please be aware that sometimes you may see these small remnants of your item's previous life.
Most of the garments we offer here are one-of-a-kind sourced from Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and Kobe. Most kimono and obi have been kept carefully in individual family storage chests for some time so there may be a lingering storage scent. If there should be, please air the garment out in a well-ventilated room or outside with non-direct sunlight. Please be aware of this before purchasing. The item "Japanese Vintage Silk Crimson Red Flower cart Furisode Kimono silk belt" is in sale since Tuesday, January 26, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Kimonos". The seller is "trujapan" and is located in Osaka. This item can be shipped worldwide.