A vintage circa 1970s Japanese fine silk Kimono robe. It's made from woven palest pink Chirimen silk and has hand painted details on the lower hem. Chirimen fabric is a matte silk crepe. This weaving technique was developed in Japan over 500 years ago. Chirimen fabric drapes beautifully, and it is difficult to crease. The robe is fully lined with pale pink and off-white silk. 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% mid-weight silk outer, 100% silk lining
CONDITION Excellent (unworn) vintage condition. There are a few tiny very faint marks to the outer silk.
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