This is a traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat imprinted with a distinctive mon (crest). The family crest used by the Japanese Kasai clan, established in the 12th century. Made of hand-spun Japanese cotton and asa (hemp) coarse blend. They are usually worn only to festivals. Originally these represented the crest of a family, as happi were worn by house servants.
Item is 100% authentic. Kimono dates from the beginning of Showa period. Collectors' wall display and memorabilia. Opt for a wall display that is dramatic and easy. The back of this garment can be displayed due to its fine ornamentation.
Measurements (please do not double):
Back (flat): 25” (64 cm)
Sleeve length: 20” (51 cm)
Length (shoulder to hem): 43” (109 cm)
Condition: Very good old vintage. Time patina and signs of pre-ownership are visible; a couple of spot-discolorations. Please see photos. Consequently, the price is adjusted.
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