This over kimono was meant to be worn unbelted with trailing hem. New generation of brides give kimono a new look and nothing beats the drama of a floor-sweeping, authentic, all embroidery kimono-wedding uchikake cape. Japanese Bridal Kimono is decorated with extra-fine embroidery, elegant flowers such as cherry blossom, ume blossom and birds-cranes (symbol of longevity) which are added on the front, back side, and sleeves to emphasize luxury and purity. Kimono have their historical roots in the fashions of the Japanese Imperial court. They are becoming very rare and hard to find.
This is a collectors’ item, authentic and unique. Gracefully elegant, floor-sweeping silk wedding kimono, embroidered with silk and accented with strass-crystals. The crane (Tsuru) in Japan is one of the mystical or holy creatures (others include the tortoise and the dragon) and is said to live for a thousand years.
For an alternative wedding outfit or wall display, this kimono is the most unique and stylish choice for you!
Features; fully lined. Cotton padded train. Heavy garment.
Color: Off White on white with pale champagne accents.
Condition: Excellent vintage for age. Very slight signs of age (some pinhole discoloration marks inherent with silk or natural fiber). Item is pre-owned. Kimono acquired in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan. Inspected by us assisted by a Japanese expert.
There are 14 meters (16 yards) of embroidered silk fabric fashioned in this kimono, plus another 14 meters (16 yards) in the shioze silk lining. Many different factors determine prices. First: age, rarity, and condition. Second: aesthetics. Since in Japan the best kimono have always been considered textile art, kimono prices can vary as much as do prices on paintings. Thus, beautiful and rare kimono command a premium.
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