Chirimen Silk Kimono Printed with Minature Landscapes
A vintage Japanese fine silk Kimono robe. It's made from Chirimen silk and has an all-over pictorial landscape print. The Kimono is fully lined with silk and has a green toned color gradient to the lower hem. The robe has been entirely stitched by hand and is a unique vintage piece. The chirimen fabric is a thick, heavy silk crepe, this weaving technique was developed in Japan over 500 years ago. Chirimen fabric drapes beautifully, and it is difficult to crease.
The Kimono is designed to be worn belted at the waist, the length of the robe should be adjusted at the waist by folding over the belt.
PLACE OF ORIGIN Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE circa 1970's
MATERIAL 100% silk outer, 100% silk lining
CONDITION Excellent unworn vintage condition. There are a couple of pin head sized blemished to the lining near the collar.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: approx 160cm. Bust circumference approx 120cm
*Please note that colors may appear slightly differently on screen.
- This is a totally unique handmade vintage item. There is the only one Kimono available per item pictured. You will receive the exact Kimono pictured