A beautiful lilac purple brocade silk Kimono jacket with Wisteria shibori batik details on the back and sleeves. The jacket is fully lined with off-white silk and has an open front. A totally handmade and unique vintage piece the wholly hand-tied Shibori batik finish( are the result of meticulous handwork - each 'point' of the pattern has been tied off by hand before the fabric is dyed resulting in a textural organic finish). Due to the intricate nature, shibori is one of the most expensive and labor intensive ways of dying fabric. Learn about Shibori here.
PLACE OF ORIGIN Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE circa 1970's
MATERIAL 100% silk
CONDITION Very good unworn vintage condition. There may be one or two faint age spots/blemishes to the outer silk and lining
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: approx 80cm. Bust circumference approx 120cm